Kristen Paul has joined The Parents’ Place of Maryland as the Early Childhood Specialist. For over 20 years, Kristen’s passion for working with children and their families has been fulfilled through a career as a science teacher, STEM Coordinator at Salisbury University, and as a Family Support Network Liaison for Birth to Five Programs. Kristen currently serves on the Executive Board of the St. Mary’s Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Special Education (CACSE) as the Membership Chair. Prior to her son aging out of the St. Mary’s Infants & Toddlers program, she served as a Parent Representative to her Local Interagency Coordinating Council (LICC). Kristen resides in St. Mary’s County with her husband and young son with disabilities.