About MeCoach. Educator. Writer.
She brings her devotion to individual transformation to the classroom where she teaches University Writing and Research at Wingate University, not only as an academic discipline but also as a vehicle for transformative learning. As a modern educator, Krystal seeks to create an environment where critical reflection and questioning norms are encouraged and supported.
DOWNLOAD CVIn her classroom, she utilizes a pedagogy that offers relevant course content designed to engage students, draw out the skills they already have, and leverage the things they already do. Her focus is to inspire and teach students how to harness those things and learn the rhetorical strategies necessary for effective writing and communication.Krystal is also a writer and speaker that focuses on the relationship between how and what we learn and who we perceive ourselves to be. Her work hones in on how our perception–the stories we construct for ourselves– impact the work we choose (or do not choose) and how we communicate it to the world around us.Some of her work has been published in journals such as Educational Psychology: An Application of Critical Constructivism, Educational Psychology Reader: The Art and Science of How People Learn, Cultural Collusion and Collision: Reflections on Hip-Hop Culture, Liberator Magazine, and others.
“Education in its inception was understood as a process of harnessing the inner potential that was yet unexpressed and bringing it “out” or “up” into consciousness.” – Na’im Akbar
The first function of education is to provide identity…the consciousness of our true nature – Na’im Akbar
Served as advisor and mentor for students to support academic goals. Additionally, advised college poetry team, and planned all performance and special events.