Chris Coffelt

Superintendent for Central Decatur and Lamoni Community School Districts in Decatur County, Iowa

Chris Coffelt serves as shared Superintendent for Central Decatur and Lamoni Community School Districts in Decatur County, Iowa. Chris has worked in public education for the past 23 years in urban (Kansas City, Kansas), suburban (Liberty, Missouri) and rural (Decatur County, Iowa) settings. Over the last five years, Coffelt and Central Decatur Administration and Teacher Leaders implemented the TAP System, hosted school visits, and spoke on a variety of panels to serve as a model for teacher leadership—leading to a system of teacher leadership for school districts throughout the state of Iowa. Coffelt holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Iowa State University, a master's in educational leadership from Northwest Missouri State University, and an education specialist in educational leadership and policy from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. 

 Chris  Coffelt