Krista Rajanen is a bilingual special education teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. Krista started her career in 2010 at Goethe Elementary School in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. She works with students in grades 6-8 who have a variety of learning needs. Outside of teaching, Krista has served on her school’s instructional leadership team and currently serves on the literacy committee and teaches an after-school yoga program. Krista obtained her BA in Social Work and Spanish Literature from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, and her MAT in Special Education from National Louis University in Chicago, IL.