Christen is a proud Youth Worker who has spent the last 15 years of her career in Out-of-School-Time Programming. Her time in afterschool has been spent in community-based outreach programs, leading international service learning trips, managing traditional center-based afterschool programs, and releasing her inner child during summer camp! She truly believes that the greatest gift you can give a child in OST is a confident, well-trained staff person that’s been empowered to make a positive impact in a young person’s life. Christen is a certified Child and Youth Care professional, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies,  and a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership.