At its April 25, 2022 meeting, the Moline-Coal Valley School Board approved Christopher Moore, current assistant principal for curriculum, instruction, and assessment at Moline High School, to assume the position. director as of the 2022-2023 school year.
Moore held various administrative positions at Moline High School before accepting the position of principal. He served as Associate Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (July 2018 to present), Dean of Students (2015-2018) and Chair of the Department of World Languages (2009-2015 ), according to a Monday school district statement.
As Vice-Principal, he was directly involved in the development of curriculum objectives, reviews and evaluation of the entire school program. His responsibilities include supervising and evaluating teaching staff, overseeing the counseling office, activities, and program, and coordinating program evaluations, state testing, and staff professional development. He was chairman of the professional management team.
In his role as Dean of Students, Moore monitored attendance and managed discipline, including serving as a member of the District Discipline Committee and the Building Problem Solving Team. He collaborated in the development of Project Success, an integrated system for the delivery of effective academic and behavioral interventions.
As department head, he oversaw the high school’s English Language Learning (ELL) and Bilingual program and facilitated the creation and implementation of the department’s curriculum.
In addition to her leadership experience, Moore has 24 years of classroom experience as a Spanish and English teacher at Moline High School and the Durand Community Unit School District.
He received his General Administrative Certification in Educational Leadership in 2014 and a Master of Education in 2013 from Western Illinois University Quad Cities. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Augustana College in 1991.
“Mr. Moore brings a level of experience to Moline High School that will allow for a smooth transition for students and staff. He is a prepared leader who is well positioned to help lead Moline High School through the pandemic and into the future. ‘future,'” District Superintendent Rachel Savage said in Monday’s statement.
“For 30 years I have had the privilege of serving in the Moline-Coal Valley School District. It is both humbling and exciting to be given this new role,” Moore said. “I look forward to working with our incredible MHS staff, parents, and community partners to provide the best possible education for all of our MHS students.”
He will succeed Trista Sanders, the current principal who will assume a district leadership role as K-12 curriculum coordinator in August.