Cari Collins

School Based Therapist

Chris Detwiler

Counselor and Unreleased Dean of Students


Class Description



Mrs. Detwiler was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri. She has a husband, Greg; a stepson, Darren; and a kitty cat, Bear. Mrs. Detwiler is a 4th generation teacher on her mother's side, and working with children is all she's ever wanted to do.  She enjoys spending her off time during the school year and all summer camping and watching sprint car races at Knoxville Raceway. She is also a huge St. Louis Cardinals baseball, Kansas City Chiefs football, and University of Missouri football fan.

Colleges Attended: Missouri State University; William Woods University, and University of West Alabama

Highest Degree Earned: Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction, Master's Degree in School Counseling K-12

Endorsements: Early Childhood Classroom Teacher; Elementary Classroom Teacher K-8 Counselor; 5-12 Counselor

Years of Experience: 23

Years at Hillis: 4

Original Hometown: Jefferson City, MO

High School Attended: Jefferson City High School