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Kristy L. Stark, MA, EdM, BCBA

Kristy is a Behavioral Scientist, licensed K-12 Administrator, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Consultant, and Entrepreneur. Kristy has served as the Clinical Director of a non-profit organization for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, and as a consultant to state mental health agencies and university teaching centers.

Kristy was an instructor in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan and is now adjunct faculty in PA. Kristy holds an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University, where she co-founded an education technology start-up at the Harvard Innovation Lab. She has served as a board member on the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Innovation and Ventures in Education Organization, and on the leadership team for the Behavioral Insights Student Group at the Harvard Kennedy School. She additionally holds an M.A. from U of M and a B.A. from OSU.

Kristy has presented her work at Harvard University, the University of Michigan, and the United Nations headquarters in NY. She has spoken internationally on child development, mental health, and behavioral insights and design. Kristy is passionate about disseminating evidence-based, prevention-focused programs for children and families.