Kristen MacDonald:

1.)     What has inspired you lately?I have been inspired by my student’s love of learning. They are persistent, intent, and passionate about learning things to help make the world a better place.

2.)     What’s the best advice you have ever received? The best advice I’ve ever received was from one of my past principals. She always told me, “Don’t anticipate, participate.” This bit of advice has helped me to experience opportunities that I otherwise may have missed out on because I was afraid or uncertain.

3.)     What is something that might surprise people about Calmer Choice? Something that might surprise people about Calmer Choice is that they have served over 15,000 students!

4.)     What is your favorite thing about working for Calmer Choice? My favorite thing about working for Calmer Choice is that I get to learn along with my students. I am always learning from what they share during the lessons and the thoughtfulness that they bring to their responses.

5.)   What is your favorite movie? I like feel good movies and one of my favorites is The Pursuit of Happiness. I also just saw the new Beauty & the Beast and LOVED it :)!