Kirsten L. Stein, Ed.D. has been involved in the field of education for over 30 years. She graduated with a B.S. in Education and taught elementary school in the public school system. During her time as a classroom teacher, she spearheaded the district’s involvement in inclusion practices and the use of paraprofessionals in the classroom. During that time, she continued her own education and earned her M.A. Education degree with a focus on team building. After her first child was born, Kirsten taught childbirth education classes to expectant parents. She continues to be involved in the field of education while homeschooling her profoundly gifted children. Kirsten applied her background as an educator and formed Athena’s Advanced Academy to broaden the scope of learning for gifted children. This passion was her doctoral focus in earning her Ed.D. in educational leadership. Kirsten strives to create a supportive community of parents and learners through her roles as C.E.O. and Instructor Athena’s Advanced Academy.
- Dr. Kirsten Stein’s doctoral study: A Qualitative Narrative Phenomenological Study: Parental Perceptions in Choosing Online Educational Classes for Gifted Children
- Dr. Kirsten Stein is honored to have been added to the SENG Honor Role of Outstanding Educators.
- Get to know Dr. Kirsten a little better though a fun conversation with the women from Seeking Balance, a podcast for mom entrepreneurs. From their site, “She’s a homeschooling mom that is also a boss! While a lot of mom entrepreneurs separate their home and work life, Kirsten likes to keep her schedule fluid.” Listen in!