Dr. Pirtle is a career educator who has served as an elementary / middle school principal and student teacher supervisor.
She has served as a Frameworks and Foundations coach for the past 2 years and believes that â€œthe essence of knowledge is having it to use itâ€ (Confucius).
Klaireâ€™s work in Navajo Teacher Education and elementary education has won her
awards from Milken and the U.S. Department of Education
Her doctorate is in Elementary Education from the University of Arizona.