Education Consultant & Keynote Speaker
I speak about neurodiversity, mental health, and the power of a growth mindset to help individuals see their value and gain the momentum necessary to spark passion and succeed.
Did you know...
Increasing mental health diagnoses and a growing population of individuals that are neurodiverse creates the need to approach working with individuals with unique needs in a new and tangible way that promotes value and engagement.
Education Consultant & Advocate
Dr. Kristen C. Eccleston (The NeuroDiverse Teacher) is an Education Consultant currently living and working in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) area. Her areas of focus as an education consultant are K-12 and Corporate mental health and neurodiversity engagement.
As an education consultant, she has worked with thousands of students and families in addition to some of the major global management consulting firms. After more than 15 years in the school setting, Dr. Eccleston left classroom teaching to significantly amplify her impact on mental health and neurodiversity approaches in schools and workplace settings.
In 2022, Dr. Eccleston was selected as one of WomLEAD Magazine’s Leaders Shaping Women’s Entrepreneurships Future. In August 2022, she participated in season 5 of The Blox- The Largest Competition TV Show on The Planet for Startups.
Dr. Eccleston’s education history includes a Doctor of Education in Mind, Brain, & Teaching from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Science in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University, and a Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration from Hood College. She is an Adjunct Professor at Towson University in their Secondary and Special Education Graduate Programs. Additionally, she is a National Board-Certified Teacher, Exceptional Needs Specialist and holds an Advanced Professional Educator Certificate.
When she isn’t working to advance mental health and neurodiversity in the education and corporate setting, Dr. Eccleston loves spending time with her family and taking on new and exciting adventures.
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I work to provide individuals in all spaces the momentum they need to dig deep and chase their goals, despite the challenges they may have faced in the past.
I want everyone to know they are not alone in the obstacles they face each day, and I make it part of my mission to empower every individual and company I work with to believe in themselves and what they can achieve.