Christina Linder is currently the Director of Teacher Certification at the College of Southern Idaho.  Previously she served as the Director of Certification and Professional Standards for the State of Idaho, the Associate Dean at Idaho State University, and developed K-20 policy in her role as Educator Effectiveness Program Manager for the Idaho State Board of Education. Christina led Idaho’s early work in adopting the Framework for Teaching as the foundation for consistent preparation and evaluation of teachers statewide, and continues to implement and innovate in high quality preparation for non-traditional teacher pathways.