Kristian has been the Academic Specialist at Cheatham County Central High School since 2016. As the Academic Specialist, Kristian works with teachers in all capacities related to instruction. Her many roles include PLC facilitator, Professional Development coordinator, instructional coach, and resource provider.
Prior to working at CCCHS, Kristian received her Bachelor's degree in Special Education from Vanderbilt University and taught Special Education and English at Harpeth High School. She then taught at Joelton Middle School for one year and Wright Middle Prep School for six years. During that time, she received her Master's in Teaching and Learning in Urban Settings from Vanderbilt University. She was awarded Teacher of Year in 2015 for her work in 8th grade math and school leadership.