Kristen Watkins

Director of Personalized Learning
Dallas Independent School District

Kristen leads all district efforts to move towards scale, sustainability, and fidelity of implementation of PL districtwide. Prior to serving as Director, Kristen coached school leaders and their teams working to design and execute PL models. Kristen began her teaching career in 2009 as a middle school language arts, reading, and AVID teacher and was nationally recognized for her success in the classroom. In 2019 Kristen was recognized and awarded for Scaling Innovation at the National Education Elements PL Summit. Most recently she was recognized as a finalist for the Teach for America Dallas- Fort Worth Miller Family Alumni Leadership Award for scaling personalized learning.

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