John Harper currently serves as assistant field operations manager for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation Services. He’s responsible for the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)-911 and -113 reports and supports the fiscal section of the RSA-2 report. John served as a lead in the transition from a legacy IT system to the Aware case management system.
He’s held multiple roles at the Missouri Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (MO DVR) over the years, including counselor, supervisor, and director. His clinical experience as a VR counselor involved serving individuals in both general and specialty caseloads. Previously at MO DVR, he worked in analytics and technology roles.
John holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Educational and Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Missouri. He’s also a licensed professional counselor in Missouri and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).