Kristin Kadel is a Special Projects Manager at The DeBruce Foundation where she expands the reach of DeBruce initiatives to populations through innovative curriculum design, project outreach, and translation and copywriting services. Kristin believes in the power of connecting people to new opportunities by breaking down communication barriers. As an educator, she has 25 years of classroom experience as a Spanish and English teacher in the Kansas City metro area. Ms. Kadel holds BSE and MSE degrees from the University of Kansas and is thoroughly versed as a Reading Specialist. She holds certifications to teach Spanish, English, and English as a Second Language in the states of Kansas and Missouri and is bilingual (Spanish) at the ILR Level 3 (Professional working proficiency).