Kristin Mize holds a degree in Government with an emphasis in secondary education from the University of Texas at Austin and the UTeach Liberal Arts program. With five years of teaching under her belt, Kristin was able to take her practical experiences as an educator and transfer her knowledge and skills to benefit the curriculum development work for a locally based non profit, Common Threads. In her role as the Education & Training Manager, Kristin develops lesson plans, activity guides, digital resources and training materials for various student and adult facing programs. Kristin led a digitization project of her organization’s curriculum and training resources and now manages their learning management system and curriculum website.
Kristin’s passion for teaching and learning focuses on bringing a lens that values the critical role of social interactions and interpersonal communication to increase student learning and intellectual development.