Christina Farrell grew up in the northwest suburbs and attended Robbinsdale Armstrong high school. After high school she attended St. Cloud State University where she earned a BS in Elementary Education. Her first teaching position was in Moreno Valley, CA where she taught 3rd grade from 1998 to 1999. After returning to Minnesota in 1999 she taught 3rd grade for three years in Brooklyn Center at Earle Brown Elementary. In 2001 she started teaching at Katherine Curren in Hopkins. She taught both 1st grade and Challenge at Curren. When Katherine Curren closed in 2007 Christina moved to Alice Smith to teach 3rd grade.