Educator Development Equity IL Practice
Director of Curriculum Design
EL Education
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Christina Riley is currently the Director of Curriculum Design, overseeing curriculum design for EL Education. Prior to this, she was a lead designer on the nationally renowned EL Education English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum, which is currently one of EdReports’ all green, highest-rated elementary ELA curriculum. Before joining EL, Christina participated in various curriculum design projects as an independent consultant including designing a STEM curriculum for primary students called, “The Alternative Learning Place.” Christina began her career in education as a K-8 teacher at public schools in the U.K. before moving to teach at international schools in Japan. Christina holds a Master of Science in education from California State University, and is currently working on a Doctorate in Leadership in Educational Equity through CU Denver. She lives in Lyons, Colorado. As a member of the Ideal Learning Roundtable, Christina works to expand access to Ideal Learning by helping public schools implement high-quality, joyful, and rigorous ELA curriculum that addresses the specific characteristics of our youngest learners.

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