Kristen is an ECE-4 teacher at McKinley-Thatcher, and has worked here since 2021. Kristen is originally from Indiana, graduated from Purdue University, and is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. Kristen loves to work at McT because of the supportive staff and amazing families!
Kristen began her teaching career in 2006 and has taught kindergarten and second grade but fell in love with ECE in 2017. Kristen received a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from CU Denver and was a member of the Buell Early Childhood Leadership Program, cohort 13.
Some of Kristen’s favorite things include chocolate, coffee, and being in the sunshine. When she is not at school, Kristen likes to spend her time weightlifting way too early in the morning, camping, biking, and spending time with her husband and three kids, Harper, Hayden, and Hudson.