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Kristy Palmer

Kristy Palmer


  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Science Education
  • M.S. Natural Science with a concentration in Middle Level Math, University of Wyoming 2018
  • M.S., Zoology and Physiology and Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming 2005
  • B.S., Biology, Furman University 2002

Kristy Palmer is a Graduation Assistant with the Wyoming School-University Partnership. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Science Education. Her research interests include disciplinary literacy in the science classroom, writing across the curriculum and teacher attrition. She was a middle level science and mathematics teacher and a state finalist for the PAEMST teaching award. Before becoming a teacher, Kristy was a wildlife biologist and studies pikas.  


  • Teacher as Practitioner
  • Earth Science for Elementary School
  • Introductory Biology


  • Nordic Skiing
  • Running
  • Strength Training
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