Christa Stewart joins NIET with over 20 years of experience in education. Prior to joining our team, Christa worked as an educator and instructional coach, and also holds a license in administration. Christa gained extensive experience as an educator in a TAP school, which contributed to her early success as a highly effective instructional coach.
Christa was part of the Tennessee Department of Education and Institute for Learning's State Mathematics Coaching Project Cohort, which supported her in specialized content coaching. Christa is certified in cognitive coaching and has developed and refined her practices over the years. An integral part of her work focuses on facilitating discourse and supporting data-driven decisions with an emphasis on goal-setting. These practices help transition students toward truly taking ownership of their learning.
Christa earned a bachelor's in education from Lincoln Memorial University, an urban specialist certification from the University of Tennessee, a master's in teacher leadership from Grand Canyon University, and an educational specialist degree in instructional leadership from Lincoln Memorial University.