Kristina Flores is Ph.D. candidate in STEM Education at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on student success in community colleges. She is the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Texas Success Center in the Texas Association of Community Colleges where she manages all research and evaluation processes. She ensures internal and external research collaborations are high quality, action-oriented, equity-focused and aligned with the Texas Pathways Knowledge Development Agenda.
Prior to her roles at the Texas Success Center, Kristina taught mathematics for 15 years in high school and community college classrooms. During her 11 years at Austin Community College, she served as an associate professor, assistant dean of academic courses, developmental math advisor, and campus math contact to support improvements across the student experience. Kristina holds a baccalaureate degree in Mathematics from Georgetown University and a master's degree in Mathematics from New York University.