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Chrys McClung

Instructional Facilitator

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated from Newport High School in Newport, Arkansas in 1987.  I went to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  I graduated in 1991 with a BS in Early Childhood Education. 

Degrees and Certifications:

Early Childhood Education

National Board Certified Teacher in Early and Middle Chidhood Literacy

Arkansas Leadership Academy Graduate

Reading Recovery Certified

Professional Crisis Management Instructor

Professional Development:


Arkansas Reading Recovery Conference

Arkansas Leadership Academy

Professional Crisis Management

RTI at Work- Austin Buffum

Assessment Leadership

Collaborative Common Assessment

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The Leader in Me

Empowering Writers Narrative


Current Position:

I started teaching in Eureka Springs in the Fall of 1992.

I have taught in this district for over 20 years.

I am the instructional facilitator for the Elementary School.  I am also the testing coordinator and ACIP chairperson. 

Previous Position:

My first teaching job was in Grubbs, Arkansas.  I taught 6th grade. 

I have taught 4th grade, Kindergarten, 2nd grade and I was the school Counselor for one year in Eureka Springs.  I taught Reading Recovery and did small group reading interventions for 9 years.  

Family Information:

I have been married to Joe McClung for 23 years. We have two boys, Jake and Mathew McClung. Both boys attended Eureka Springs Schools throughout their school years.   Jake is a Senior at the University of Arkansas. He is studying Biology.  Mathew  has decided on a career in the Navy. He attended the U of A his Freshman year. 

Personal Information:

I love to read. I love to exercise.  I have been doing Cross Fit for over two years.  I enjoy jogging, walking, swimming, and skiing (water and snow).    I love the Razorbacks!  I attend most of the home Razorback football games and many basketball.  Go Hogs!  

Chrys McClung

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