Dr. Theresa Christian has been in public education for 19 years. She began her career as a middle school teacher before becoming an administrator. Dr. Christian has served as an Instructional Specialist, Middle School Principal and is now the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment at El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools. She represents Central Missouri on the LearningForward-MO Board. Dr. Christian is passionate about serving teachers so they can serve students. She has worked with schools and teachers in the areas of building research based viable curriculum, continuous improvement and building teacher leaders.