Greetings! My name is Kristyn Braund and I am thrilled to be your child’s first grade teacher this year. I have shared with many families in the past that I was inspired to join this profession by my first grade teacher, Mrs. Bowers. I told her at the end of the year, that I was going to grow up and be just like her. Sure enough, I did! Watching students grow both academically and socially is such a rewarding experience and I hope that each student that joins our classroom community feels loved, nurtured, and accepted.
I wanted to take a moment and give you a little bit of information about myself. I am a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. I studied education and received both my bachelor’s degree and teaching credential through their fabulous education program. After finishing my undergraduate degree, I relocated down to San Diego and have been a part of the Sage Canyon family ever since. I received my masters’ in Curriculum and Instruction from San Diego State University and have been teaching at Sage Canyon for 15 years. During the 2014-2015 school year I was honored as Sage Canyon's Teacher of the Year.