As the Director of Children and Family Programs, Kristi is responsible for the development, management, and evaluation of programs and initiatives related to supporting children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families. Kristi will work to develop and implement strategic direction, operational goals and objectives for all programs as well as program evaluation frameworks to assess strengths and improvements needed for program delivery. She will also contribute to the development and implementation of progressive public policy supporting the inclusion of children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families in community.
Kristi became a member of the NBACL team in January 2013. She graduated from St. Thomas University in 2006 with a major in Psychology, with a specific focus on Child Development. She completed the Bachelor of Education (elementary) degree at St. Thomas in 2008. Since graduating, she has worked both as a Preschool Educator and a classroom teacher. She also has extensive experience in providing support to individuals who have a disability and their families.