BA in Sociology and Spanish, with concentrations in Public Policy/Public Service and Human Services, Albion College; MS in Urban Education, Mercy College. Kristina began her teaching career as middle school bilingual special education teacher in the South Bronx. As a member of the New York City Teaching Fellows, Kristina has served the Fellows program as a Fellow Advisor. She currently works as the Special Education Coordinator at the Urban Science Academy. Kristina received a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study Migration and Ethnic Studies at the Universiteit van Amsterdam.