Kristie Irvin

Upper Cumberland

Kristie Irvin is the Family Engagement Specialist for the Upper Cumberland region, joining FESPED in November 2023. Originally from Crossville, she has 13 years of experience in the disability community and focuses on connecting school systems and families and fostering supportive networks. Kristie finds joy in building lasting friendships and easing hardships through empowerment. Outside work, she enjoys quality time with her children, painting, casino trips, reading, and playing with her dog, Maple. She wishes more people understood the accessibility and dedication of FESPED and The Arc, aiming to educate communities on their empowering efforts.