Gina Christ
M.S.Ed, Hofstra University

Extensive Pointe Mead Learning Training and Certification as a Race/Racism Facilitator 
Licensed Virginia School Counselor

As a veteran school counselor and educator with over 25 years of experience working at the K-12 levels, Gina Christ has the expertise to create innovative, adaptive and educationally sound programing designed to empower, value and inspire students from a broad scope of learning styles and backgrounds.  Gina knows first-hand what it is like to be an untraditional learner who struggles to read and demonstrate subject mastery, so in each school partnership, she works diligently to ensure that school systems can meet federal guidelines pertaining to the academic, social and emotional development of their school community.  Mentors, educators and administrators helped inspire Gina to co-design the Rise Together team mentoring model to leverage existing resources and community involvement so that every student develops a growth mindset that leads them to a path of personal success.