Responding to the Rise of Single Motherhood and Feminism
By Kristi Shaffer   |   09.21.21
Fatherless children are quickly becoming the norm in the United States. At one time, it was primarily young and poorly educated women who became single mothers. Today that trend is changing. Educated women in their mid-thirties are often having their...
ISBE Interfering with Private Education
By Kristi Shaffer   |   09.10.21
Governor JB Pritzker recently issued Executive Order 2021-20 Covid-19 Executive Order No 87 , a mandate to mask while indoors. This mandate went into effect on August 30, 2021. Not stopping at masking, he also ordered that all school personnel for K-12 be vaccinated or tested weekly. In section 6 subsection b, the governor states that either the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) may require testing more often than is currently designated by the executive order for both staff and students. The state intends to use the ISBE to enforce its mandates on schools.
Stop Funding Education Based on Identity Politics
By Kristi Shaffer   |   09.03.21
Parents across the nation have said bittersweet good-byes to their college-bound children in the last couple of weeks. They send them off with the hope that they flourish in their education and find the path for their future. Student’s hopes and dreams, however, often come with a high price tag. Parents and students alike are concerned about how they will pay for college. The state of Illinois General Assembly and Governor JB Pritzker decided the best way to deal with educational funding is establishing grants based on identity politics rather than merit.
Say No to Forcing Women to Register with the Selective Service
By Kristi Shaffer   |   08.13.21
Voluntary enlistment in the military provides an honorable career to many individuals, both male and female. With the establishment of the Selective Service Act, obtaining replacement personnel in catastrophic warfare is possible. Traditionally the draft only included young men ages...
The Coming Revolution: The Left’s Destructive Plan for Teachers
By Kristi Shaffer   |   08.03.21
Schools are filled with teachers that want the best for their students. However, in recent days schools have become a political bastion for the leftist agenda. Although some teachers and the teachers’ unions have become warriors for the leftist agenda,...
Kristi Shaffer
Kristi Shaffer

Kristi Shaffer completed an Associates degree at Lewis and Clark Community College in 2006, she then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a bachelor’s in history and a minor in Anthropology in 2009. She went on to complete a Masters in U.S. History at St. Louis University in 2013.

Prior to entering the field of higher education and history, Kristi worked in the medical field for 13 years, 10 of that as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Currently she is working as an adjunct instructor of history. She has taught in community colleges in both Illinois and Missouri since 2016.

In the past several years Kristi has been involved in church ministry as a volunteer. Kristi is married to her husband of 26 years. They have two adult children, a son-in-law, and a one grandson.

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