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    Happy Valley Elementary school day starts at 7:55 and ends at 2:30, except on earl realease days,  the day ends at 12:50. 


    Meet the Principal:

    Mr. Chris Dell

     Chris Dell Photo  Email: cdell@hvusd.net

    Chris Dell, MS Mathematics Education, has more than 22 years in education and is currently the Principal of Happy Valley Elementary School.

    Prior to serving the community in Happy Valley, he was the Director of STEM Education for 10 years through the Shasta County Office of Education working directly with the state, local and county superintendents, district administrators, site principals, teachers, staff, institutions of higher education, parents, and business/community partners in the area of STEM education, connections to career, curriculum and instructional practices.  

    Chris also serves on the board of directors for the SMART Business Resource Center for Shasta and Trinity Counties.  He has previously served as the trustee in Region 2 for the CA League of Schools and has actively served in a variety of roles for the CA Mathematics Council.  Prior to his work at Shasta County Office of Education, Chris attained experience as a high school math teacher, instructional content coach and district math department chairperson with the Santa  Ana High School District in Santa Ana, CA and the Shasta Union High School District in Redding, CA.