Chris Baroody accepted the call to serve as Augustana’s Early Learning Center Director in July of 2012. A veteran educator, Chris has had the opportunity to teach a wide range of children and adults. Her educational passions include implementing research-based curriculum and assessment while ensuring the development of emotional intelligence. She believes in empowering staff to become exceptional instructional leaders. Believing that each person is a gifted child of God informs how she approaches the world.
Missional passions include outreach and building strong communities. She looks forward to fostering relationships across ministries and is excited to work in and among God’s disciples at Augustana.
In addition to serving at Augustana, Chris serves Colorado Christian University as a faculty affiliate in their Alternative Licensing Program.
A native of Colorado, Chris love the majestic mountains and enjoys skiing, hiking and camping. The third child of nine and mother of four, Chris enjoys large family gatherings and feels blessed to live in close proximity to her parents and many of her siblings. She and her husband, Matt have been married 30 years—and counting!
Contact Chris at 303-388-7012 or by e-mail.