Kristin Brinckerhof

    Kristin Brinckerhoff began her study of mathematics at Loyola University New Orleans and completed her B.S. in Applied Mathematics – Statistics with a minor in Geography at the University of Northern Colorado in 2015. Kristin is currently working in Geographic Information Sciences, exploring spatial analysis projects through critical thinking, research, data collection, map making, and analyses. Kristin is also an Animal Care Guide at Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary. In her free time, she enjoys bonding with the many animals at Luvin Arms, caring for her two rescued hens, cats, and dog, kayaking, Geocaching, hiking, and mosaics.

    Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Kristin brings experience working with students of all ages. She worked with students in grades Pre-K through 8 during summer camps at St. Stephens & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia. She worked with 4th and 5th graders in math, science, and reading as a teacher’s assistant for I Have A Dream Foundation with the Aspen Class at Timblerline’s summer school in Longmont, Colorado. She also enjoyed being a peer tutor during her last two years at the University of Northern Colorado, where she worked with fellow college students to master their mathematics and statistics courses and employed organization and study techniques.

    Kristin’s passion for learning and science and sense of compassion allows her to create a nurturing and supportive environment to meet students’ needs, wherever they may be, academically or in life. Kristin is dedicated to the success and self-confidence of her students. She enjoys showing students the “how” and “why” of what tasks they may be assigned, ensures understanding of material, and fosters a desire to learn within the students she works with. Kristin brings organization, time management, and other study skills from personal and previous tutoring experience. She has a strong mathematics and science background and is also a skilled writer. Kristin especially enjoys sharing her passion for mathematics with others, pointing out the beauty it can describe, even in our everyday lives.