Phone: 636-443-4954


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Martin Hanley


Martin Hanley became the director of Lewis & Clark in 2023 after spending 10 years as the director of Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia, MO. Prior to his time at PLTC, Mr. Hanley started his education career as the Computer Information Systems instructor at Lewis  & Clark. Mr. Hanley spent 8 years in that role. During that time, he was also a SkillsUSA adviser. Mr. Hanley has his bachelor's in MIS from Maryville University, an MsE in Educational Leadership from ASU, and an EdS in Career and Adult Education from UCM.

Mr. Hanley is involved with MO-ACTE (, ACTE ( , and NCLA ( 

Mr. Hanley is married with 3 children, 7 grandchildren, a dog and 3 "grand-dogs", and numerous outdoor cats.  In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, woodworking, and working around the house.

"Lewis & Clark is an amazing place. Our students enjoy being here and are being prepared for careers and college. We have an amazing group of instructors who are passionate about their students and their fields. The opportunity for studnets to make connections with employers and industry partners is second-to-none!"


Phone: 636-443-4964


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Steven Smith


Dr. Smith joined Lewis & Clark as the assistant director just prior to the start of the 2016-17 year.  A proud graduate of Mizzou, Dr. Smith joined the teaching ranks of St. Charles West High School in 2007.  He spent eight years as a social studies teacher followed by a year as a full-time administrative intern.  Dr. Smith has earned master’s degrees in education and educational administration, as well as having completed his doctorate in educational administration.

Dr. Smith is married and has two boys.  Most of his spare time is spent with them on their various activities.

“Lewis & Clark is a place where students choose to be here. They enjoy the small classes and experiential learning...and the fact that they are treated like adults and thus act like adults.”