Kristina Maples is a second grade teacher at the Academy. She attended Athens State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She attended the University of Alabama where she received a Master of Arts in Elementary Education and an Educational Specialist Degree In Educational Leadership. She taught first through third grades and most recently taught in the Madison City School system. She and her husband, Jacob, have a daughter Clara and a golden retriever Albus. She enjoys reading, traveling, British royal history, and playing golf. She attends Rivertree Church. Her favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11.