Chris Horton has been part of ACCEL since 1992 and currently serves as Director of Educational Services. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Special Education from Benedictine College and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.
During her career, Ms. Horton has worked with preschool and school aged children as well as adults with special needs. Chris has taken on many roles with ACCEL, including working as a special education teacher and as a campus principal. In her current role as Director of Educational Services, Ms. Horton both ensures that ACCEL is compliant in meeting state and federal guidelines and works as a liaison between ACCEL, families, and districts.
Outside of work, Chris spends time with her family and friends, reads, and strives to break 500 in Scrabble.