Kristen earned her Associates Degree from Niagara County Community College in 2002. She went on to Buffalo State College and completed her Bachelors of Science in 2005, majoring in Secondary Math Education. In 2008, she completed her Masters of Science in Adolescent Special Education. Kristen is certified in both Mathematics and Special Education. She is in her sixth year of teaching at Pioneer High School, teaching mathematics to students with disabilities. Kristen also works as a consultant teacher in a Physical Education class. She enjoys building relationships with students, and using that connection to help students learn mathematics.