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Hi! My name is Kristen Lucidi-Doty. I was born and raised on Long Island, New York. I have a bachelors degree in communications from NY Institute of Technology. I also have a masters degree in Education from Long Island University (CW Post).
In 2006 I made a decision to move to North Carolina with my family. This will be my 12 th year of teaching at Ballentine Elementary. Prior to teaching here I did do a full year of teaching in New York too. I love teaching especially first grade! To see all the growth that the children make is amazing.
I have two beautiful children. Austin will be 19 in October and Karli just turned 13 on July 21st. Austin currently attends Wake Tech. Karli is about to start her 8th grade at West Lake Middle School. We have two cats. Binx is all black and a long haired domestic. He is almost a year old. Then we recently got a kitty that is only 2 months old. Her name is Tiger Lilly and she is a silver haired tabby. We LOVE watching them play together and snuggle.
My kids and I travel back to Long Island to visit family and friends at least twice a year. We enjoy playing card and board games too. Other things we enjoy is sitting around our fire pit in our back yard listening to Austin play the guitar and Karli and I making smores with friends.