Kristina Iwan, Music and Choir teacher, Sleepy Eye Public School
What inspired you to become a teacher?
“My high school choir director during my senior year was the one who helped solidify my desire to teach.”
What is most challenging as a teacher? Why?
Kristina said the most challenging part of being a teacher can sometimes be classroom management.
What teaching moment is most memorable?
“As a new teacher, I’d have to say they are all memorable and humbling.”
More about Kristina
Experience: Student taught at Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts in Brooklyn Park and New Life Academy in Woodbury.
Education: Kristina received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Northwestern College in St. Paul.
Hometown: Apple Valley.
Family: Three brothers, two live in the States and one brother lives with Kristina’s parents in West Africa.