My name is Kristi Bahr and I am a halftime instructional coach and halftime interventionist. I earned my BA from Central College and my Masters from Viterbo University. I have taught special education, 5th grade and an instructional coach in Des Moines Public Schools and Sioux City Community Schools.
My husband and I live in Van Meter with our two elementary age children.
I am a Des Moines native attending Woodlawn Elementary, Meredith Middle School and Hoover High School. I earned my Bachelors Degree from Grandview University and my Masters in Education from Viterbo University.
I have been teaching in Des Moines Public Schools since 2002 teaching everything from preschool through 4th grade and I have loved teaching every grade.
I am married and have 4 wonderful children. When I am not at school I enjoy spending time with my kids, reading, running, and biking.
I graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Elementary Education and a math endorsement. I also graduated from Viterbo University with my Master’s degree in Education and my Reading Endorsement .
I have taught at Madison Elementary for the past 18 years as a K-5 Title Math and Reading teacher. I love helping the students learn both in the classroom and outside the classroom.
I am very excited to start my year at Madison. I earned my BA from Iowa State University with endorsements in reading and English language arts.
I love teaching and making learning fun and engaging for students. I have faith that all students can learn if given the right learning platform.