Kristabel Stark

Kristabel Stark is an educator and doctorate student in special education at Boston University. Her research examines the impact of teachers' professional identity and mental health on the education of students with disabilities.

Posts By Kristabel Stark


Our Students Have Strong Emotions Right Now, And That's Not a Disability

When a local newspaper featured a picture of one of our students at a peaceful protest against police brutality, the staff at the small special education program where I work were filled with pride....

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By the End of My Third Year, I Was in Therapy. We Must Start Taking Teachers' Emotional Health Seriously.

We all know the female elementary school teacher stereotype, perhaps best portrayed by the iconic Jessica Day from New Girl: bubby, cheerful, exquisitely put-together, good, meek, nice singer, nice...

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