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Chris Spurlock's Profile


Chris Spurlock

Business/Finance Instructor

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Contact Info:


Work Phone:

(573) 471-5442

Conference Times:

8:43 a.m. - 9:32 a.m.

Class Room Number:


About Me

Educational History:

In 1987 I graduated from Portageville High School, and started college at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO.  I graduated in May, 1992, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education.

Degrees and Certifications:

  • B. ​S. in Secondary Education with emphasis in Business
  • Certified to teach grades 7-12 Business Education
  • Certified to teach Shorthand 
  • Nearpod Certified Teacher
  • Next Generation Personal Finance Certified in the following areas:
    • Banking & Budgeting
    • Investing
    • Paying For College
    • Credit
    • Insurance
    • Taxes

Professional Development:

Member of following organizations, and attend workshops and conferences yearly.

  • Missouri Business Education Association (MBEA)
  • National Business Education Association (NBEA)
  • Missouri Association of Career & Technical Educators (MoACTE)
  • Missouri State Teachers Associaton (MSTA)
  • Southeast Business Education Association
  • Sikeston Community Teachers Association

Current Position:

In August, 2000 I started teaching at Sikeston as a High School Business Teacher.  I’ve been here for the past 20 years, and I love it!  Currently, I am teaching Personal Finance, CP Accounting I, and CP Accounting II.  In addition, I help Mrs. Davault with Future Business Leaders of America. (FBLA)


Previous Position:

Prior to coming to Sikeston, I started my teaching career at my alma mater, Portageville High School in August, 1994. For 6 years, I taught a variety of business classes including Keyboarding, Introduction to Business, Accounting, Business Technology, and Business Communications.  In addition, I was the Future Teachers of America sponsor and co-sponsor of FBLA.

After I graduated from college, I worked as a secretary for the Missouri Division of Family Services in Sikeston and for the Scott County Clerk’s Office in Benton. 

Family Information:

I married Dean Spurlock in October, 2000, and he is a heavy duty truck salesman for TAG Truck Centers in Sikeston.  We have been blessed with 2 children, who both attended Sikeston R6 Schools. Julia is in her 1st year at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO; while Payton is a Senior at SHS this year and enjoys golf, BUMS, and farming with his uncles.

In the summer of 2013, Susie, our shih tzu-mix dog joined the family. She has become the center of attention in our little family, and we just love her!

Personal Information:

In my spare time, I love to play golf with my husband, watch my children in their activities, play with my dog, Susie, read, work in my yard and help out at my church.