Kristine was born to a Deaf family and attended California and Maryland Schools for the Deaf. She received her B.A. in Communication Arts at Gallaudet University. Kristine is currently a full-time American Sign Language instructor at Pierce College. Her previous teaching experiences include Language Development of the Deaf at the North Valley Occupational Center, and adjunct ASL instructor at the College of the Canyons and California State University, Northridge. Kristine is in the Teaching ASL Master’s Degree Program at Gallaudet, and serving as President of the ASLTA-Los Angeles Chapter. In her spare time, Kristine enjoys cooking and traveling with her family.