Kristína Moss Guðrún Gunnarsdóttir
Department of Education, United States
A graduate of the New York City public school system, Kristína Moss Gudrún Gunnarsdóttir is committed to access and equity in education for all learners. Kristína has experience working in education as a counselor, teacher, researcher, and senior college administrator. Prior to coming to the Department she worked as a Research Associate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she also completed an interdisciplinary graduate degree focused on systems, leadership, and organizational change. As a Fellow in the USDOE's Office of Educational Technology, Kristína leads a portfolio of work focused on how technology helps bridge the education and employment ecosystems. This includes OET's work on interoperable digital credentials, education blockchains, learner-controlled wallets, and skills-based pathways. Kristína is also passionate about learner-centered reform in college admissions and financial aid, and how institutional research tools like appreciative inquiry can guide such work.