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Kari Christensen

Job Title

  • Adjunct Instructor
    Graduate School

Started at Bethel



  • Gustavus Adolphus College - B.A. in French, Secondary Education, and Accounting, 1985
  • Concordia University - M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
  • St. Cloud State University - Sixth Year Certificate in k - 12 Principalship, 2014
  • St. Cloud State University - Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership, 2015 - in process


Christensen coordinates the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) for grades 9 and 10 at Robbinsdale Cooper High School. She taught MYP French and Diploma-level French at Robbinsdale Cooper High School for 9 years. In addition to teaching French, she was responsible for implementing the AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) Program at Cooper. Christensen is a French diploma-level examiner for the IB, a trained IBMYP workshop leader, and a consultant and site visitor (in both French and English). She has served on the Executive Board for the IB Minnesota Association of World Schools as secretary and treasurer for several years. She is currently enrolled in an Ed.D. program.

Courses Taught

EDUC 771 - Curriculum Processes

EDUC 772 - Assessment for Learning

EDUC 774 - Capstone

Hobbies and Interests

Reading, walking, and dancing.


“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” - Brandi Snyder