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Kristen Purdy Russett

Kristen Purdy Russett is a French teacher at Marblehead Veterans Middle School in Marblehead, Massachusetts. She holds a B.A. in French from Bates College, an M.A. in French from Tufts, and an M.A. in International Relations from Boston University. Before becoming a teacher, she worked in the field of international health and used her language skills administering programs in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Her innovative teaching style incorporates her interests in la Francophonie, film, sports, the arts and technology to appeal to a wide variety of learning styles. She has also developed the French curriculum for "Bruins Academy", an educational program that offers hockey-themed lesson plans. She has presented at AATF’s national convention, NECTFL conference and MaFLA’s summer immersion weekend.