Desert Valley Christian School

1200 N. Santa Rosa Avenue
Tucson, AZ, 85712-4750

Grades 3-5
Updated: Aug 8, 2017

Kent Kristensen is a new teacher at Desert Valley Christian School (DVCS), teaching fourth and fifth grades. He moved to the Tucson area in autumn of 2015 from Minnesota where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at the University of Minnesota. He enjoys working on behalf of students and has served as a missionary in Bangkok, Thailand at the Adventist Language School, as a private tutor, and at Trinity International School, a Seventh-day Adventist K-12 facility. While pursuing his education in the United States, he has also worked in after school care, and as a 3rd and 4th grade vounteer. As transitional work after moving to Arizona, he worked as a substitute in the Vail School District. 

Kent engages in a varieity of hobbies and recreational activities including woodworking, photography, rock climbing, traditional archery, backpacking, off-roading, and mountain biking. His favorite in-house activities include music listening, reading, and planning his next outing.