Kristin Donley is certified in secondary science and STEM in the state of Colorado. She has 23 years of experience and currently teaches AP-University of Colorado (CU Succeed) Biology and Science Research Seminar at Monarch High School in the Boulder Valley School District. Kristin works as a researcher currently pursuing her Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction. She is passionate in her pursuit of technology integration and has won several grants and participated in pilots such as integration of Einstruction Clickers, Take My Teacher Home (science vodcasting with iPods), and 3D projection. Kristin has been honored with the 2011 Colorado Top Technology Teacher of the Year, 2011 Best Should Teach Award, 2012 Colorado Teacher of the Year, and the 2012 CEA/NEA Excellence in Teaching Award.
Member of NNSTOY
We are a network of State Teachers of the Year and Finalists who use our teacher leadership to ensure that every student receives an outstanding education. We do this through our focus on practice, policy and advocacy.We Believe...
- Every student has a right to a high-quality education, regardless of background, race, gender, disability or socio-economic status.
- To achieve educational excellence for all students, we must transform and support the teaching profession.
- It is imperative that we involve our nation’s expert teachers in conversations about improving education.
- Teacher leaders will transform the teaching profession and create, implement and sustain systems to solve our toughest educational challenges.
- We must prepare our country’s future workforce to be competitive in a global economy and participate in a diverse, democratic country.
- Educators must partner with families and communities on behalf of our nation’s children.
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with Rebecca Mieliwocki
Rebecca Mieliwocki, 2012 National Teacher of the Year, shares how Genius Hour makes school relevant, meaningful, and challenging for her students.
Videos of Practice
with Kristin Donley
Increasing teacher capacity by using technology to communicate, collaborate and reflect.
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12