Degrees and Certifications:
Kristen Thomas graduated from Goshen College in Goshen, IN with a Bachelor of Arts degree as a music major with an emphasis in vocal performance. After leaving the performance scene to raise young children, Kristen decided to expand her career to education. She started as a substitute teacher for MISD, was hired at Blake Manor Elementary as a resource aide for the SPED department, and eventually decided to become a classroom teacher. She received her teaching certification through iTeachTexas and began teaching 3rd grade at Blake Manor Elementary. Now, Ms. Thomas teaches mathematics and science for 5th grade, helps coach groups for UIL, and finally feels like she found a profession that comes as naturally as music.