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Mr.  Joseph  Chavez
Physical Education Teacher
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Mr. Chavez has a Bachelor degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in English as a Second Language from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters degree in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder. During undergraduate studies Mr. Chavez attended Cochise College in Douglas Arizona on a NJCAA Division I baseball scholarship.


Joe Chavez career as an educator began 17 years ago as a paraprofessional in a Tile 1 school in Albuquerque, NM. Once he migrated to Colorado he continued to work as a paraprofessional in Denver Public Schools. As he attended the University of Northern Colorado he substituted in Adams 12 School District and Weld Re 8 schools District. He has currently worked for Weld Re-8 School District in Ft. Lupton, CO for the past nine years. Mr. Chavez has served as a classroom teacher for second and fourth grade students at Butler Elementary. This will be his fifth year as a physical education teacher at Butler Elementary.


Mr. Chavez enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. Throughout the year he supports and coaches his sons as they play baseball and soccer. During his free time he enjoys going on trail bike rides and navigating indoor rock climbing gyms.