LIBERTY, Mo. - Chris Coffelt, current Franklin Elementary School Principal and future principal of Liberty's newest elementary school, Warren Hills, has resigned for family reasons.Coffelt's
resignation will become effective in June. Coffelt
cited family reasons for his
resignation.Coffelt plans to return to Iowa with his
family to be with an ailing parent and maintain the family farm.He will take a K-5 principal position in the Central Decatur School District in Leon, Iowa. Coffelt had been named principal at Warren Hills Elementary School last December.
"It has been my privilege to work in the Liberty Public School District
for the past 12 years.I have been afforded many professional opportunities and tremendous professional growth through this service," Coffelt
said."My commitment to the Liberty School District
is second only to my commitment to my family."
12-year tenure in Liberty, Coffelt
served as both an elementary principal and assistant principal and taught for nine years at the elementary and middle levels.Chris
is married and has two children.
"We wish Chris
and the entire Coffelt family all the best as they go through this difficult time."