Krista is thrilled to join Destiny School of the Arts as an elementary school teacher. With over 30 years of experience, she has served many roles including that of a teacher, supervisor, consultant, case manager, family service coordinator, university professor, and diagnostician. Her background is in both public and private sectors spanning Early Childhood through Post-Secondary Education levels. She began teaching in her hometown of New Orleans in 1986 and has subsequently taught in Alabama, Texas, Maryland and Virginia. She received an undergraduate degree in Regular & Special Elementary Education from Louisiana State University, a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Alabama, and a Doctoral Degree in Infancy & Early Childhood from the University of Maryland. Her deep desire is to bring innovation and enthusiasm to Destiny’s unique learning environment. When not teaching, Krista enjoys travel, volunteer work, and fellowship with family and friends.