Dr. Kristi Oskar-Groen
Began at Teachwell:
Why did you choose this field?
I grew up in a home with a social worker. I have always been around special populations and it was never a question for me to teach or not to teach. My passion.
What did you think you were going to be when you grew up?
A veterinarian or a cowboy
What or who most inspires you?
People who pursue their passions.
They intrigue me with their student centered approaches.
What are you proudest of?
I am proudest of the students I have worked with who say hi to me on the street as they go about their successful lives.
How do you hope to make a difference?
I hope to enable people to be successful in their chosen fields.
What lessons has your work life taught you?
Every day is a new day and life is to short to dwell on yesterday.
What is your background? Experience, degrees, skills, etc.?
I am a retired special education teacher of 42 years.
People would be surprised to know that I . . .