About the Instructor


Leslie Crider

Mrs. Crider grew up in Clarksburg, Missouri and attended Tipton High School. She helped to start Tipton's FBLA program as a junior in high school and served as Tipton's first FBLA Chapter President her senior year. Eight years after high school and working numerous jobs in the area. She attended college at State Fair Community College, where she earned an Associates Degree in Secondary Business Education. She then finished her education degree at The University of Central Missouri, earning a bachelor's in Career and Technical Education with an Emphasis in Business and a Minor in Marketing. Mrs. Crider is in her third year of teaching and second at Boonslick Technical Education Center. Mrs. Crider teaches Marketing and is the DECA advisor at The BTEC. Mrs. Crider lives in Tipton, with her husband Bruce and their dog Wrinkles. Mrs. Crider live by the motto "It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice."