Kristen earned her BA from Marymount University and a MAT from Mary Baldwin College. Her experience in the classroom includes teaching Middle School Humanities in Virginia and Mathematics in London, England. Kristen applied her teaching skills while working with the Jefferson Institute in Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, and Lithuania, educating journalists on best practices for creating social media campaigns.
Kristen is passionate about helping students become lifelong learners and contributing citizens. She believes that if students bridge what they learn to real world situations, they will develop meaningful connections.
Kristen grew up competing with horses in the Hunter and Jumper divisions in Virginia. She now resides in Manhattan and enjoys sailing on the Eastern Shore.