Kristiina Arrasmith grew up in San Jose and is a proud graduate of Leigh High School. After high school, she went on to graduate from UC Davis with a BA in Spanish and Communications. Kristiina taught 4th and 5th grade classes in Texas, where her students’ progress led her to pursue even greater impact as an educator. As a result, she was selected to coach new teachers and now has notable experience in designing professional development and teacher learning opportunities.
Her work as an instructional coach enables her to see teachers in multiple district settings, providing her with a broad view of the education landscape in Silicon Valley. In addition to providing new teacher support, Kristiina currently teaches a law-related education class to youth in the juvenile justice system in Santa Clara County.
Kristiina supports the district's goals of achieving equity, closing the achievement gap, and providing our students with social and emotional support. She is passionate about student success and can be contacted anytime at email@example.com.