With over ten years of teaching experience, Kristi has taught all subjects to special education students of all ages from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. She has worked in public and private schools both as a classroom teacher and as the director of education at a local private school. Kristi holds a master’s degree in special education from the University of Washington, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and a Washington State teaching certificate. Having taught in classrooms with diverse ages and abilities, Kristi deeply values the opportunity to work with students individually and in small group settings. Of all the subjects she has taught, language arts been her favorite and she is delighted to teach at Writing Symphony. Kristi is passionate about motivating students to become lifelong learners and providing them with the skills necessary for success both in school and beyond.