Senior STEM Consultant, Director of Learning Systems
Christa Krohn has been an educator for 20+ years teaching 5th grade through college in Math and Physics. She has worked as a teacher, gifted teacher, adjunct college professor, Instructional Math Coach, and a Curriculum and Instruction Specialist PK-12. Additionally, she holds principal, curriculum instruction, and professional development licenses. Christa founded the NASA moonbuggy program at Lima Senior High School and has worked at MC2 STEM school where she wrote curriculum and helped develop a model for PBL and capstone project planning. Christa has worked with the Ohio Department of Education, Innovation Lab Network, Stanford University’s Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity(SCALE), and Envision Learning Partners to integrate Performance Assessments and Competency-Based Education into Ohio’s practices and has presented twice with Ohio’s State Superintendent at the SXSW edu conference regarding this work and Ohio’s progress. She enjoys collaborating with educators, policy makers, and districts to reimagine current educational practices and systems including transformation around instructional coaching models, performance assessment, integrating STEM and PBL, and revamping PK-12 math curriculum and instructional practices. Christa was instrumental in securing a sizable grant to support innovation for the Orange City School district which included the creation of a digital fabrication lab. She was the recipient of the 2017 Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) middle school teacher award. Christa has served as an elected member of the OCTM board and the President of Learning Forward Ohio. Currently, Christa serves as the Executive Director of Learning Forward Ohio. She and her husband are recent empty nesters residing in Shaker Heights, OH with their dog, Millie.