Kristian Dennison has been the Academic Specialist at Harpeth Middle School since 2019. Prior joining the Harpeth tribe, she spent three years as the Academic Specialist at Cheatham County Central High School and worked as a middle school Special Education and Math teacher in Metro Nashville Public Schools. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Vanderbilt University in 2008. Then, in 2012, Kristian received her Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning in Urban Settings and Middle School Math. As the Academic Specialist, Kristian works with teachers in all areas dealing with instruction. Her responsibilities include providing on-site professional development, facilitating meetings, organizing and assisting teachers in analyzing data, and instructional coaching.
When Kristian is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family. Kristian has three young daughters, Avery, Hadley, and Elliott. Their interests include spending time outdoors, crafting, and cooking together. In the future, Kristian hopes to continue working with teachers to support amazing instruction across Cheatham County!