Kirsten Phillips is in her 6th year as a building-level principal, for grades pre-k to 4th, with Richmond Community Schools. This year marks her 20th year in education. Through her own personal experiences, she decided quickly to lead with a simple phrase; Just Love. Kirsten has been a classroom teacher, literacy interventionist, instructional coach, and e-learning specialist prior to taking on leadership. She resides in Connersville with her husband and two children. She currently is serving as principal of Charles Elementary.