2015 Park Hill Teacher of the Year

Chris Coen from Chinn is 2015 Park Hill Teacher of the Year
This is the image for the news article titled Chris Coen from Chinn is 2015 Park Hill Teacher of the YearThe Park Hill School District named Chinn fourth-grade teacher Chris Coen the 2015 Teacher of the Year.

“One of the most powerful things he does is build relationships with students,” Chinn Principal Lee Heinerikson said. “Chris is very dedicated teacher. He’s always willing to learn; he’s always willing to give his best effort every day for his students.”

Coen has been with the district for six years, all of which have been at Chinn Elementary. He earned his bachelor of science in elementary education from the University of Northern Iowa and earned his master’s degree in literacy from Park University.

 Videos of the other Teacher of the Year finalists: 

Cheryl Bearce, physical elementary teacher, Hawthorn Elementary
Vanessa Prindle, eighth grade science teacher, Lakeview Middle School
O’Keefe Richards, kindergarten teacher, Tiffany Ridge Elementary
Deborah Still, eighth grade science teacher, Congress Middle School