Krista is the founder of Resonance Educational Consulting which focuses on enhancing an organization’s ability to implement leading-edge SEL systems in a meaningful, engaging and sustainable way. Her 23-year career in the classroom includes being a high school social studies teacher, a curriculum coach and student leadership advocate. Krista is a gifted curriculum developer and teacher who holds a B.Sc. in Education, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and is soon to be earning her Ed.D. in educational leadership. She is a lifelong learner and her areas of expertise as a consultant, mentor, podcaster and professor focus on SEL, diversity and equity, instructional design and technology, climate and culture, research design and methods, curriculum design and evaluation, culturally responsive teaching, closing the achievement gap, whole child and whole brain learning, differentiated instruction and strength-based interventions. In 2012, Krista was one of 26 educators in the U.S. selected as an ASCD Emerging Leader and continues with ASCD in State and Emerging Leader Chapters as a facilitator. Since then, she has worked with educators in more than 28 states on creating scalable SEL systems and learning communities. Krista is a passionate advocate for positive change and leadership in her local community including her role as Vice President of the Board of Directors for Camp Rainbow.