Dr. Kristen Walker graduated Summa Cum Laude from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA, where she earned her B.A. and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. She earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, an Administrative Services Credential, and a Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) from Azusa Pacific University. She later earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from California Lutheran University. After over a decade working as an elementary classroom teacher, she now serves as the Assistant Director of Meadows Arts and Technology Elementary School. Dr. Walker is thrilled to be part of the MATES team!