Our Founder

Kirstin Fowler, MAT, MA, BA

Founder and Chief Educational Officer

Kirstin Fowler graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts, and continued her education at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London where she earned a Master in Contemporary Arts (merit). During her time in London, each of Kirstin’s professional endeavors included an emphasis on writing and reading critically as well as primary source historical research. Upon her return to Pittsburgh, Kirstin completed the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Chatham University to develop a formal understanding of educational pedagogy while applying prior practical knowledge to create engaging and vigorous curricula.

Kirstin has taught academic and honors World & American history courses at Upper St. Clair, North Allegheny, and Fox Chapel Area school districts. She spent several years as a freelance writer of curricula and lesson materials for Social Studies and English/Language Arts courses while contributing research-based articles to the Learning Bird educator and administrator’s blog.

In addition to serving as managing director and Chief Education Officer for KEFTutoring, Kirstin writes national and state teacher licensing exams and is the local chairwoman for the Duke University Alumni Admissions Committee. She currently works for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the Literacy Solutions practice as a Professional Services consultant, where she focuses on providing professional coaching and curriculum implementation support for a variety of core, intervention, and supplemental services.

PA State Certifications:
7-12 Social Studies (Certificate of Excellence), 7-12 English
TESOLS certification pending.
Please inquire for further information.

PA State educational clearances available upon request.