Instructional Coach

Callie Avon

Instructional Coach

E: callie.avon@dmschools.org

Biography

I'm Callie Avon, and I'm a teacher at Hillis Elementary! My husband and I have a daughter named Leah and a son named Oliver. I enjoy riding my bike, spending time with my family and teaching! I have high expectations for all of my students. I look forward to building relationships with my students and watching them grow throughout the year.
Colleges Attended: Kansas Wesleyan University, Baker University

Highest Degree Earned: Masters Degree

Years of Experience: 7

Years at Hillis: 3

Original Hometown: Salina, Kansas

High School Attended: Salina Central

Kellie Tu

TLC Instructional Coach

E: kellie.tu@dmschools.org

Biography

Hi! My name is Kellie Tu. I am the Teaching and Learning Coach Hillis. I have been at Hillis 19 years!  I have taught third and fifth grades. Teaching students to be hard workers and big dreamers is very important to me!  I enjoy spending time with my husband and two very active daughters!  I love to read and watch my daughters play soccer!

College: Central College and Viterbo University

Highest degree: Masters of Education

Endorsements: Early childhood and early childhood special Ed

Years of experience: 19

Years at Hillis: 19 years

Hometown: Des Moines, IA

High school: East High