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Kristy Lathrop National Faculty

Kristy’s teaching career began in Leadville, Colorado, in a small school district. There, she had an opportunity to develop lessons and teaching methods that engage a diverse group of students. Most recently, Kristy was an 8th grade science teacher and department chair at an International Baccalaureate middle school in the Douglas County School District, the third largest district in Colorado.

Her diverse teaching experience, coupled with her passion for sustainable learning, has enabled Kristy to develop and facilitate effective, high-quality professional development. Her areas of expertise include Science, STEM, educational technology, and project based learning. Kristy’s dedication to these areas is driven by her belief that learning should be personal, empowering, and authentic for students.

Kristy is an award-winning teacher who earned her B.S. in Secondary Education from Kansas State University. She holds a Colorado Secondary (7-12) Science teaching certificate.