Crystal Stine joined the Middle College team during the fall 2011 semester as Educational Support Staff. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Missouri State University and also holds an Early Childhood Education Certification. Mrs. Stine taught second grade four years in the Branson School District and served two years as a Children’s Education Director at her church in Ozark. During her time as an instructor, she found her passion to help students develop leadership character through the “First PLACE CHARACTERplus” initiative. Mrs. Stine works alongside her husband as a youth pastor and is honored to implement character essentials into the lives of their students. She also loves to travel internationally and works closely with a not for profit organization for the betterment of orphans in Sierra Leone, Africa. Mrs. Stine enjoys spending time with her husband Kaylor and their three children.