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Subjects Taught
Social Studies 8th

  • AB degree from Marshall University in Speech Communications and Social Studies 7-12
  • MA degress from Marshall University in Elementary Education K-8
  • MA degree from Marshall University in Administrative Leadership K-12




Taught in Mingo County School System, 25 years, 15 of those years as Assistant Principal.

Taught in Jefferson County school system for 12 years


Mrs. Chafin teaches American History to 8th graders at Maury Middle School.  She lives with her husband on beautiful Douglas Lake.  They have one son, Jeffrey, who is a sophomore at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN., majoring in pre-medicine. Mrs. Chafin loves to boat, travel, golf, and swim in the summer time and snow ski and watch basketball in the winter. Mrs. Chafin has a scarlet macaw parrot named Rhett who keeps her busy at home.

Mrs. Chafin's favorite era to teach is the American Revolution.  She loves to travel to see historic sites and share pictures with her students.