Kristen has worked as a middle school teacher since 2023 at Grace Community School. She received her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with a focus on Mathematics in grades 7-12 from Dallas Baptist University.  Kristen began her teaching career at a local middle school.  She is excited to teach at a school that integrates Christian beliefs and values during the school day.  She is married to Reed Burdette, and they have a puppy named Daisy.  They love to be outside anytime, walking, hiking, or camping. They also love to play all kinds of new games together with family and friends.  Kristen and Reed attend Green Acres Baptist Church.