Kirsten Faas

Kirsten has been working with elementary-aged students for over 22 years, and is currently a second grade teacher at a local private school. As a licensed reading specialist, Kirsten is trained in, and has experience with several noted benchmark assessment systems, allowing her to determine where students fall on the continuum of reading acquisition, and goal set appropriately. Kirsten also enjoys helping students develop their understanding of numbers, both conceptually and computationally. She tutors because it provides her with the opportunity to create individualized lessons that are purposeful and fun. Kirsten focuses on the whole child, believing that in addition to a child’s academic growth, social and emotional well-being are extremely important and contribute to overall achievement.

* Kristen possesses all current Pennsylvania clearances.

Credentials

  • Certified teacher with 22 years teaching experience
  • Licensed reading specialist
  • Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from California University of Pennsylvania
  • Masters of Science in Education from Duquesne University