Throughout her career in education, Kristin Ohsfeldt has prioritized individualized instruction and the success of each child. She currently serves as a literacy specialist in the Shelby County Schools of Tennessee, having previously taught in elementary education classrooms there for 15 years. During this time, Kristin Ohsfeldt led engaging learning experiences and kept careful record of students' progress. She communicated closely with the parents of each child as well as with other teachers and with the community, while actively pursuing developments in teaching best practices to optimize the quality of her instruction. In 2008, Ms. Ohsfeldt’s class received the Grizzlies Read to Achieve Award, which marked them as the county's highest-achieving class of readers.
Kristin Ohsfeldt began her teaching career in the kindergarten classroom at Warren Walker School in Henderson, Nevada. There, she designed instruction that built on the natural curiosity of young children and captivated their attention. She accepted this position after earning her master of science from Vanderbilt University, where she concentrated on teaching and learning in early education. Now focused on the design and implementation of interventions for struggling readers, Ms. Ohsfeldt draws on training from leaders in the field.