Kylee Hayes Named Prairie Crest Principal

Kylee Hayes, who has served as the Instructional Coach for Prairie Crest Elementary School for four years, has been selected as the next building principal at Crest pending Board approval. Hayes will begin her new role starting July 1, 2019.

“I am truly excited to welcome Kylee to our leadership team,” said Dr. Doug Wheeler, Superintendent of Schools. “Kylee has demonstrated her leadership and qualifications for this position through her proven success as a teacher and teacher leader in our District.  Kylee is a thoughtful student-focused leader who will do a fantastic job leading our staff in support of Crest students.” 
  
As the Instructional Coach, Hayes has facilitated and supported professional learning opportunities connected to the District’s strategic plan, created building schedules, developed building-wide goals, and implemented professional learning experiences around Effective Classroom Practices. During her tenure at Crest, Hayes has also served on a variety of building and district committees.

Prior to coming to Prairie she taught 4th grade for Liberty Public Schools in Liberty, Missouri.

“I am honored and filled with great Prairie pride to step into the principal role at Prairie Crest Elementary,” said Hayes. “Our students are at the center of all our work and I cannot wait to continue to see them learn and grow. Our community’s dedication and commitment to teaching and learning with the whole child is unparalleled, making College Community an exceptional place to call home. My work as an instructional coach at CCSD has prepared me as a leader to carry on with our efforts towards creating a personalized learning environment for our students. I am looking forward to leading and learning with our CCSD students, staff, families, and community members during the 2019-2020 school year and beyond.”

Hayes earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and her Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Iowa.