Krissy Carey

Krissy Carey, M.S.

Master Teacher, NevadaTeach
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Summary

Kristina Carey is an Agriculture Science Master Teacher for NevadaTeach at the University of Nevada, Reno. Krissy is a University Of Nevada, Reno alumni having earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in 1997, followed by a Master in Agricultural Education from California Polytechnical University, San Luis Obispo, CA in 2013. She brings to the program 20 years of classroom experience in both agriculture education and science as well as 1 year as a Career and Technical Education Coordinator.

She was recognized as the Nevada Mentor Teacher of the Year in 2013, Nevada Agriscience Teacher of the Year and Nevada Farm Bureau Volunteer of the Year in 2014 as well as the Nevada Agriculture Education Teacher of the year in 2015. Krissy has recently served as the Nevada Association of Agriculture Educators president for 2015-2016 and as the Nevada Association for Career and Technical Education president for 2016-2017.

In her position she teaches courses, organizes and coordinates field experiences for students, and works to implement and maintain a quality teacher preparation program. She works with elementary, middle, and high school educators within the Washoe County School District to place, observe, and assist the next generation of science, math and agriculture educators.

When not teaching Krissy enjoys visiting her older daughters that live in Elko, NV and Lexington, KY and riding horses with her husband and youngest daughter while working with their cattle and going to rodeos.

Education

  • MS in Agricultural Education, California Polytechnical University, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • BS in Secondary Education, University of Nevada, Reno