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Kristin Taylor


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Kristin has worked in higher education for the past twelve years as a student success coach,

trainer, and director of coaching teams with industry and universities to drive greater persistence

and retention rates for students. She has developed a narrative-based framework for students

and student advisers and can provide consulting services through executive and senior team

coaching sessions, direct to coach/adviser development programs, train the trainer series,

one-on-one coaching and feedback to employees, in-service workshops and presentations,

integration with organizational development initiatives and webinars. Additionally, she has

authored a first year experience course called re:MIND that teaches students emotional coping

strategies as they adjust to college life.



B.A. Sonoma State University, Psychology: 1993

M.A. California Institute of Integral Studies, Counseling Psychology 1998



Master Coach Certified/InsideTrack, 2011

Founder and Creator/Narrative Based Student Coaching


Areas of Expertise

Coach Team training; particularly with an emphasis on coaching either non-traditional or first

generation and low income students

Train the Trainer Series (student coaching for retention)

Executive and Senior Team Coaching Sessions

Customized Coaching Programs,

One-on-one Coaching and Feedback

In-Service Workshops and Presentations

Integration with Organizational Development Initiatives

The Consultative Sale

Strategic Student Outreach Initiatives

Creation of Digital Student Nudges to Drive Engagement


Publications and Presentations

re MIND; 2019


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