About Mrs. Harrod



Degrees and Certifications:

M.Ed Reading Education, James Madison University M.S. English, Radford University Commonwealth of Virginia: Post Graduate Professional Licence Endorsements: English 6-12, Reading Specialist K-12 Google Certified Educator, Level 1

Mrs. Kristen A. Harrod

Raised in Columbia, South Carolina and the Shenandoah Valley (New Market), VA, I graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School in Quicksburg, Virginia. I attended Radford University for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees in English.

I began my teaching career in Carroll County, Virginia (English 10). In addition, I've taught in Shenandoah County (Grade 6, 7, and 8, and Reading Specialist), VA; Rockingham County (Grade 8); and Floyd County (English 8, 9, 10 11, Dual Enrollment and Honors classes), VA. After teaching for seven years, I went back to school to get my Master's Degree in Education, with a concentration in Reading Education from James Madison University (Graduated December 2016).  I've been an educator for 17 years in Virginia Public Schools. 

I am a wife, mother of two girls, cat mom, educator, reader, haiku writer, old time mandolin player, singer, lover of hot tea and dark chocolate, gardener, and yogi.