Kristine Bonsack is excited to be joining the Conservatory Lab as the new Special Education Coordinator this year. She was born in Buffalo, New York but calls Connecticut her home state. Kristine graduated from Marist College in New York with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Special Education. She started her teaching career in Hawaii as an Inclusion and Self-Contained teacher. She then moved to California to get her Master’s degree in Education with a certificate in Autism. Kristine moved to Massachusetts in 2010 and continued to work in the Special Education field, first as a special education teacher and then moved into leadership and became a Principal at a Collaborative High School. Kristine holds a Massachusetts Special Education Administrators license, a teaching certification in Special Education for grades 5-12, and a Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement for Administrators. Kristine is excited to bring her extensive Special Education knowledge to the students and staff at CLCS. Kristine is dedicated to making sure all students are given the support they need in order to be productive members of society.