Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Crystal Kruzel
Mrs. Kruzel is starting her 15th year of teaching this year. However, this is her first year at Fair Oaks Ranch Elementary. She comes to FORES this year after teaching abroad in Germany. Mrs. Kruzel has prior experience in Pre-K, 3rd, and 4th grades. Mrs. Kruzel graduated from UTSA and has a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies and is peding an M.ED. in Educational Leadership. Her professional passion has always been education and teaching children. In elementary school, Mrs. Kruzel had an amazing kindergarten teacher who made learning fun. That is when her facination, dream, and goal to become a teacher began. She hopes to instill a love and desire for learning within her students this year while having fun.
Mrs. Kruzel is married and has two daughters. Her family recently relocated to Texas from Germany in the summer of 2019. Her family lived abroad for 5.5 years. During that time, Mrs. Kruzel gained a deep appreciation for rich cultures, history, cuisine, and diversity. She hopes to tie in some of her world experiences into the classroom this year. Mrs. Kruzel's hobbies include traveling, spending time with family, culinary hikes, cooking and baking, running, horseback riding, and relaxing by the beach.