Christopher Best has spent 28 years working at DCPS, and the past eight years at CHEC, ensuring that students are able to come into a clean and safe environment each and every day. He takes pleasure in the different challenges he encounters on a daily basis, and enjoys preaching the value of hard work to students. He credits his work ethic to his parents, who taught him that, “hard work will not hurt anyone.”
In addition to his maintenance duties, Mr. Best served as a track and field coach at CHEC, and is a well-recognized and beloved figure among the campus’s many faculty and students. He appreciates working at a multicultural school, and observing how all of the different cultures interact with one another. Mr. Best says that he loves having the opportunity “to continue to make this building a safe place to work, teach, and learn.” Mr. Best attended Ballou High School from 1978 to 1980.