Kristina teaches pre-kindergarten to third grade general music at the Fessenden School in West Newton, Massachusetts. She earned her B.M. in Choral and Vocal Music from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach and a M.A. in Music Education from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. In addition to music education, Kristina leads faculty professional development meetings on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion through the National SEED project and has been a presenter at the People of Color Conference for the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). She has also served as the co-chair of the Boston Area Kodály Educators (BAKE) Committee on Equity and Justice.