Larry Pfeiffer Introduction
Larry and his wife, Jan moved to Macoupin County in the summer of 1983 after completing their undergraduate degrees at the University of Illinois. Larry began his career as a teacher of agricultural education and welding teacher at Carlinville High School. He was also the FFA adviser during the ten years that he taught. Larry was recognized as the Illinois Outstanding Beginning Agricultural Education Teacher, the Illinois Agriscience Teacher of the Year, and the Carlinville Teacher of the Year during his time in the classroom.
Larry completed two additional advanced degrees from the University of Illinois which allowed him the opportunity to serve in education administration positions. From 2002- 2015, Larry served as the Regional Superintendent of Schools for the Regional Office of Education #40, which comprises the counties of Macoupin, Greene, Jersey and Calhoun. During his tenure as the Regional Superintendent, he was active in local, state and federal educational initiatives. Larry served as the President of the Illinois Association of County Officials in 2014 and is the current President of Macoupin County Retired Teachers Association.
The Pfeiffers have two adult children. Lane of Carlinville and Eric, daughter-in-law Heather, also of Carlinville.