Kristen Nan is an educator, blogger, speaker, and the co-author of the inspiring book: “All In: Taking a Gamble in Education.” She is the founder of True Grit, a foundation to create success in learning and life. She has been a 3rd grade teacher at Hopewell Elementary in Aliquippa, PA for the last 22 years. Nan has a passion for building relationships with her students, colleagues, and community. In this episode, Nan discusses her childhood and how that shaped her life and the person she is today. Also, Taya joins Lilly and Makenzie to talk about what it’s like to learn in an award winning culture.
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