Chief Program Officer
Christina leads Team Special Services, which owns and oversees the continuum of special education services, academic and behavior intervention supports, English Learner services, extended learning opportunities, and social work at Achievement First, a network of charter schools in New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Prior to her work at Achievement First, Christina taught special education for six years, first as a teacher in Harlem and later helping to build a special education program at Rise Academy in Newark, N.J. Throughout this time, she spent her summers working as a school director at Teach For America?s Summer Institute, while also earning a master?s degree in public policy at the University of Chicago, where she received a Harris Fellowship. Christina earned a BA magna cum laude from the University of Maryland.