TK Kuykendall, PhD
Coordinator of Data
Lakewood City Schools
Adjunct Faculty, Curriculum and Foundations
Cleveland State University
Tristta Kuykendall is the Coordinator of Data at Lakewood City Schools and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Curriculum and Foundations at Cleveland State University. She has over a decade of experience in PreK - 12 public education. TK has an undergraduate degree in Psychology, graduate degrees in Sociology and Education Research, and a doctorate in Urban Education Policy. TK is a critical quantitative researcher with a focus on culturally relevant research. Her research interests include QuantCrit, data for justice, intersectional program evaluation, and the historical exclusion/underrepresentation of gifted Blacks in education- advanced academic spaces generally and gifted education specifically.