Chris Chou

  • B.S. Bioengineering (1997)
  • M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction (2000)

Chris Chou holds a B.S. in Bioengineering and a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She participated in the Human Genome Project through DNA sequencing as a college intern at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN). She was a graduate research assistant in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Illinois and studied the effects of soy protein on liver and intestinal cells in gerbils and human tissues. Ms. Chou has 13 years of teaching experience and has been a member of the LHS Science Department for 11 years. In 2008, she developed and piloted the District's Forensic Science Curriculum. She has been a member of the BSCS/NABT AP Biology Leadership Academy since 2013. She facilitates workshops for science teachers through the St. Vrain Office of Professional Development and is a co-facilitator of the Rocky Mountain Biology Teacher Academy.  She received the 2014 Spotlight Award for excellence in teaching from the St. Vrain Valley Education Foundation and the 2016 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award from the Colorado Association of Biology Teachers. She currently teaches Advanced Placement (AP) Biology and Forensic Science and coordinates the Medical & BioScience Academy program at LHS.