Krista Scott

Senior Director, Child Care Health Policy at Child Care Aware of America

Krista Scott is the Senior Director for Child Care Health Policy at Child Care Aware® of America. In her current role, she is charged with supporting policy initiatives that make child care settings healthier communities for children and providers. Ms. Scott started her career in public service during college, where she worked for several nonprofits that served youth in after school activities. She has experience working in Head Start/child care settings, providing disabilities services, mental health consultation and family services. She also has many years working in state special education and disabilities programs, working towards creating inclusive environments and ensuring that services are delivered in accordance with federal law. Ms. Scott has her bachelor’s degree in political science and her M.S.S.W. with a focus on management and policy.

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