Avon Community School Corporation announced that River Birch Elementary teacher Kristle Chalos is the Andy Mohr Teacher of the Year. She was selected from 12 finalists by a committee comprised of local community members.
Mrs. Chalos teaches first grade. She has been at River Birch since 2014 serving as leadership team coach, faculty advisory committee member and PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) representative. Prior to joining Avon Schools, Mrs. Chalos was a McKinney Vento Tutor, ESL (English as a Second Language) Camp Learning Leader and a founding member of the Elzie D. Patton Elementary School.
Teacher of the Year Award program sponsor Andy Mohr (Andy Mohr Automotive Group) presented Mrs. Chalos with a check and crystal award. In addition, she received a cash award from the Sharon Pinnick Educational Fund, (Hendricks County Community Foundation), the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA and a floral arrangement from McNamara Florist.
Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) is committed to providing an enriched learning environment which prepares students for their futures. More than 9,400 students are served in grades Pre-K-12 in 12 schools (seven elementary; two intermediate; two middle and one high school). Visit the ACSC website at www.avon-schools.org.