Kristl Wong began her teaching career in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District in California in 1999. After moving to the San-Mateo Foster City School District, she became actively involved in the NOYCE Foundation's Every Child a Reader and a Writer Initiative. Kristl participated in the initiative as a teacher leader, opening her classroom and training teachers throughout the district. As a literacy consultant, Kristl has provided professional development that has included: demonstration lessons, facilitating planning meetings, creating and implementing school wide professional development, district in-service trainings and scoring sessions. Kristl currently works as a kindergarten teacher at Foster City School and a literacy consultant for A.L.L..