- M.A., Education - CSU Long Beach
- B.A. Liberal Studies – University of California, Riverside
- CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential – CSU Fullerton
Kris McCartney recently began as a part time instructor at Saddleback College in the Child Development and Education Department. Prior to joining Saddleback, she worked as an adjunct faculty member for the School of Education at the University of Redlands. She continues to work for the University of Redlands as a Supervisor for the Office of Student Success working with student teachers and student interns. Kris also teaches parent participation preschool classes through the Saddleback Community Education department. Kris spent ten years working as a primary elementary teacher for C.U.S.D. When not teaching, she spends her time with her husband, Head Baseball coach at Saddleback College, and two high school daughters who both dance for Repertory Ballet San Clemente.