Phone: (610) 269-2420, Ext. 43543


Degrees and Certifications:

Kristen Pugliese-Kash

Ms. Pugliese-Kash is a IB Psychology and US history teacher at Downingtown STEM Academy, as well as the Academic Competition Team coach. She graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. in Secondary Social Studies Education and minors in Psychology and History, and will graduate from West Chester University with her M.Ed. in Reading in Summer 2021.  Before coming to STEM, Ms. Pugliese-Kash worked as a research assistant for the School District of Philadelphia, where she helped conduct evaluations of private, state, and federal grants and programs in Philadelphia schools.

In her free time, Ms. Pugliese-Kash enjoys reading, traveling, cheering on Philadelphia sports teams (especially the Phillies), and spending time with her husband and two cats.