Originally from Long Island, New York, Chris has always had a passion for teaching and education. Chris is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in Elementary Education with both Reading and ESOL Endorsements.
Formerly known for his blog Famous in First, having previously taught First Grade, Chris currently teaches Fourth Grade in Lake Mary, Florida. He holds numerous leadership roles within his school and district and was recently named the 2017 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and overall District Teacher of the Year for his county.
Chris was recently named the 2017 Seminole County Teacher of the Year. Watch the video produced by Seminole County to hear about the techniques Chris uses in his classroom to keep his students engaged and constantly learning. Be sure to visit the Videos page and subscribe to Chris’ YouTube channel to stay up to date with what Chris is doing and to learn more about the various techniques he uses in his classroom.
Principal, Webb Elementary/Co-Author of Kids Deserve It
Penn State Altoona EduState Conference Coordinator