Kristi has been a part-time faculty member at Bellevue College since the fall of 2004. Prior to that, she worked as an ESL teacher in the Bellevue School District and also as an ESL consultant for the Bellevue School District. Before working in the public schools, Kristi taught overseas in Taiwan from 1994-1997. During that time, she worked directly for China Airlines as an English Instructor teaching English to the pilots of China Air in a program that was mandated by the FCC. She worked to found the English Language Training Program for the pilots and wrote much of the material that would be used in the training manual. After spending three years in Taiwan, she returned to the States and worked at different community colleges in the area. She worked full-time as an ESL teacher for over ten years and after the birth of her second daughter in 2002, she started working part-time. She has over ten years of teaching experience and this includes the public schools and the community colleges. She received her Masters of Education from Seattle University and when she’s not teaching, she can be found playing with her two daughters who are age 11 and 13.