Kristina Saccone is the Vice President for Local Partnerships at Great Schools, the nonprofit national school information website. Her career is rooted in education, first covering it as a journalist and now engaging as a strategist.
After getting her start at the PBS NewsHour, she went to Colorado Public Radio and Aspen Public Radio, covering the ins and outs of the classroom and the work of teachers and administrators as well as issues of policy, funding, and politics. When Kristina left journalism, she joined the team at The Donnell-Kay Foundation as its communications director. Most recently, she was Vice President for Strategy and Communications at Colorado Succeeds, an education advocacy group. Kristina is also founder of Young Education Professionals-Colorado and sits on the board at the Downtown Denver Expeditionary School.
She lives in Denver with her husband, son, and dog. She has a bachelor’s degree from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and was born and raised in the Washington, D.C., area.