About Mr. Eberlein


    Christopher Eberlein has served in public education for twenty-two years as teacher, special education counselor, assistant principal, and principal. For the past eleven years he has served at Midway ISD as the principal of Speegleville Elementary School.  He received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree (1988), a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology (1991), and a Master’s degree in Educational Adminstration (2001) from Baylor University. He is currently earning a Doctorate in educational administration from Tarleton State University.  As principal of Speegleville Elementary, Mr. Eberlein has been instrumental in working with teachers to develop an effective Response to Intervention program and PLC process that ensures high levels of achievement for all students.  Through their efforts Speegleville Elementary has earned the Title 1 High Performing Campus award from the Texas Education Agency twice and has earned either an Exemplary rating or academic distinctions each year.


    While serving as principal of Speegleville Elementary, Mr. Eberlein has also been instrumental in bringing the Rachel’s Challenge, Watch DOGS, and Book Club programs to Speegleville Elementary. Each of these programs promote a campus culture that emphasizes good character, the value of positive role models, and the importance of parent and community involvement in the educational process. 


    Mr. Eberlein, as the son of a Naval officer, grew up attending public schools throughout the United States at the elementary level. He attended secondary school in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1984.  He and his wife Jennifer met at Baylor University and have lived in the Waco area since 1989.  Mr. Eberlein and his wife have three children who are either attending or have graduated from Baylor University. 


    Welcome Message


    Dear Parents,


    Welcome to Speegleville Elementary! I am proud to serve as the principal of a Speegleville Elementary School, a high performing campus where every staff member is committed to providing the best possible educational program for our students. At Speegleville Elementary, students and parents encounter a caring, supportive environment where students’ needs are the primary focus of our mission.  Our goal is to ensure that all students develop a love for learning and discover that they have the ability to reach high levels of academic and social/emotional success.  We truly believe that positive, caring relationships are the key to making a positive impact on the life of every student and our mission is to provide an educational environment where your child will grow and flourish!  I hope you will join us in this adventure of learning!  Thank you for your support! Go Panthers!


    Christopher Eberlein

    Principal, Speegleville Elementary

    Midway Independent School District