Kristi joined Reading Is Fundamental in December 2021 as a Programs Associate. She is responsible for the successful implementation of RIF’s initiatives that aid in children’s literacy. Kristi directly connects with sites across the nation to guarantee this.
Prior to joining RIF, Kristi spent a year as an AmeriCorps member with City Year. During this time, she provided academic and social-emotional support to fourth graders in Washington, D.C. She also assisted in Language Arts studies through advancing student reading levels.
Kristi graduated Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s in Sociology and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration and Policy through American University.
FAVORITE CHILDREN'S BOOK
- Corduroy, by Don Freeman
I have early memories of hearing the story as a child. I also value the story’s message of true friendship and not judging based on appearances