Kristin R. Anderson is an incredibly passionate educator who strives to bring joy, hope, and empowerment to learners across the globe by helping them unleash their brilliance. She motivates systems leaders, educators, consultants, and students to leverage their strengths and apply research principles that have the greatest impact on student learning into practice.

Kristin began her career as a high school English teacher for students who were kicked out of Denver Public Schools. Since then, she has worked in multiple K–12 settings in various instructional and administrative roles, and has obtained credentials and advanced degrees from Sterling College, Kansas, The University of Denver, and The University of Colorado, and is currently enrolled in a doctoral studies program in Educational Leadership and Organizational Culture and Change at The University of Southern California.

Kristin is the author of Data Teams Success Stories Volume 1, Real Time Decisions, and the co-author of Getting Started with Rigorous Curriculum Design with Larry Ainsworth. Kristin has developed extraordinary professional learning programs for Edison Schools, The Leadership and Learning Center, and Corwin, where she currently serves as the Senior Director of Global Consulting and Evaluation. Over the past six years, she has studied Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn research under John Hattie and was recognized as the United States delegate and speaker at the first annual International Conference on Visible Learning in Brisbane, Australia. Since then, she has spoken at each annual International Conference on Visible Learning in San Diego, London, and Washington D.C. and at multiple National VL institutes and symposiums in North America and Australia.

Kristin has delivered professional learning on various topics in teaching, learning, and leadership around the world. She has presented at a variety of conferences, institutes, and symposiums, (including The Association of Supervision and Curriculum Design annual conference, the Learning Forward annual conference, the Association of Educational Service Agencies annual conference, the National Association of Alternative Certification annual conference, The Center for Development and Learning annual conference, The Teaching Learning and Coaching annual conference, and many more) in multiple school districts across the United States, and in Canada, London, Australia, Japan, and Zambia. She resides in Thousand Oaks, California with her family.

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