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 2021, 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 new assistant principal at Chinn Elementary this year. This is her 19th 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. When she is not at school, Mrs. McCauley enjoys watching her girls play sports and she loves to cook. Mrs. McCauley is looking forward to being a Panther!