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Principal: Dr. Andrew Hargis

Dr. Hargis came to Park Hill in 2019 as Chinn's assistant principal. Before Park Hill, he was an instructional coach in the Shawnee Mission School District, and a middle school teacher, principal intern and summer school principal in North Kansas City Schools. 

In 2023, Dr. Hargis helped Chinn earn the Gold Recognition Award of Excellence from the Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support program. Dr. Hargis is most proud of partnering with families to meet each student's needs.

He received his doctoral degree from Baker University, master’s degree from Baker and bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri. 

Assistant Principal: Zanah McCauley

Zanah McCauley is the assistant principal at Chinn Elementary.  This is her 20th year in education. Mrs. McCauley taught second grade in Smithville. In the Park Hill School District, she taught fourth grade and Reading Intervention at Line Creek Elementary.  

Mrs. McCauley completed her Undergraduate Degree in Elementary Education at Park University, Master’s Degree in Reading at Northwest Missouri State University and Education Specialist Degree in Administration at William Woods University. Mrs. McCauley is looking forward to continue her work as a Panther!


Dr. Hargis


Mrs. McCauley