Kristen has been teaching for 16 years. She holds a B.S. Degree in Middle Grades English from Shorter College. Also, Kristen earned her Master's Degree from Walden University in Reading K-8. Prior to her job at Darlington, Kristen worked at Rome Middle School for seven years as a Special Education Teacher. Kristen has also taught Middle School English. She and her husband, Brent, have three children Braden, Brysen, and Brenten.