Director of Education
Kristen Walter, Director of Education, brings more than twenty years of educational experience to Reading in Motion. Before joining the Reading in Motion team, she was the central United States manager for Crayola Education and worked for over 15 years as a certified art and music instructor in NC. A leader in the classroom and beyond, Kristen helped her school become a national Title I school for closing achievement gaps, P21 Exemplar School, a finalist award in the Intel Schools of Distinction Math and Science Award, win a CCAC Crayola grant and win the National School Change Award. She has been recognized as a Yale Distinguished Music Educator and both Kristen and her fifth grade students were invited by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities to showcase their arts integration project at the first annual White House Arts Integration Fair. In addition to her educational work, Kristen enjoys performing music in the area with her husband and two sons.