Kristen has been an educator in SVVSD for 14 years. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and teaching certificate for K-6 from CU-Boulder. From there she took time to raise a family before entering the world of formal public education. Kristen was a primary teacher, teaching kindergarten and first grade, before becoming a STEM Coordinator in SVVSD. Kristen is now working at the Innovation Center supporting K-6 integration district wide. In addition to this, she recently earned a Master's of Education Degree in Educational Leadership and a Colorado Principal License. She currently resides in Longmont with her family.