Kristin incorporates over 20 years of teaching experience, with a concentration in mathematics and a background in special education, into her idea-packed trainings. She has taught special education students, multiple elementary grade levels, and led her district in the successful implementation of the math standards and the adoption of a new text series. Kristin uses her classroom experience to provide practical insight to support teachers in addressing the shifts needed to transform their instruction and enhance student learning. Her breadth and depth of mathematical and instructional knowledge allows her to deliver results-driven professional development that is not only grounded in theory and best practices, but is based on what actually works in the classroom. Kristin’s passion for empowering both teachers and students drives her to share the effectiveness of developing a community of mathematical thinkers in the classroom, and leaves teachers revitalized and eager to implement her ideas.