Kris Maul brings 23 years of teaching experience to St. Joseph School families. With a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a coaching endorsement, Mrs. Maul teaches first grade and is certified in the nationally recognized Boys Town Education Model, a premier school-based approach that focuses on managing behavior, building relationships and teaching social skills. She has also been trained in other national strengths based youth behavioral, character education, and skill building programs such as the Character Counts Youth Ethics Program, the Love and Logic Institute and Junior Achievement - a collaborative partnership with business leaders to teach students business and economic concepts. Recognized as the Walmart 2005 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Maul offers her students extensive teaching expertise blended with state-of-the-art teaching and learning techniques.