Cristina Rios

Cristina Rios, Elementary Education Faculty
Elementary Education
Teaching Faculty
Holley A-211-E
(850) 770-2253

Office Hours

  • Monday: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Bayside C-102)
  • Tuesday: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Holley A-211-E)
  • Wednesday: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Holley A-211-E)

Cristina Ríos teaches on the Panama City Campus. Twenty-nine years of teaching experience in K-12 and Higher Education have given Cristina Ríos the teaching repertoire to work with pre-service teachers in the field. Her teaching experience is strong in the areas of elementary education, multicultural education, foreign language education, and TSL methodology. For the past fifteen years, she has worked as a trilingual interpreter (English, French & Spanish) for Bay District Schools and her community. She attended Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. As part of her commitment to multicultural education and ESOL programs, she has trained more than eight hundred teachers for the school system in Panama City. In 2007, Cristina Ríos received recognition from the Congress of the United States for her Diversity work with Florida schools. As an educator, she has been awarded the Bay High School Teacher of the Year (1998-1999) and the Teaching Excellence Award for Florida State University (2003 and 2009).