Cristie Montgomery is beginning her 10th year of teaching and 4th year at Valor. She is a 5th grade teacher and loves this age group! She has her BA in Elementary Education with minors in Bible and Spanish from Bryan College. She is currently working on her MA in Educational Leadership from Baylor. She has been married to John for 24 years and has 4 children: Zach, Catelyn, Jacob and Hannah. She has homeschooled her children, been on the Children’s Ministry staff at her church, and been a missionary in 4 different countries. Her favorite things to do in class are learning with her students, seeing students experience the wonder of God as they learn, having rich class discussions about Jesus and life, and laughing together. In her free time, Mrs. Montgomery enjoys having fun with her family, reading great books, planting flowers, going on walks, and singing loudly in the car.