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Krista Fincke

Director of STEM Initiatives
Krista joined Excel Academy in 2011 as a founding fellow and 5th and 6th grade science teacher at the Chelsea campus and is now the Director of STEM Initiatives. Krista was formerly Excel’s Dean of Curriculum and Instruction at Excel Academy Greenway. Prior to rejoining Excel, Krista earned her Master’s in education policy from the University of Washington and supported a middle and high school in Federal Way, WA as a STEM Instructional Coach. Krista also holds a bachelor’s degree from Rider University.