Sierra Trudel is a passionate motivator who inspires both students and adults alike with her positive psychology and strengths based framework. As a Nationally Certified School Psychologist who holds a Masters of Science and Sixth Year Certificate in School Psychology with a specialization in Child Clinical Counseling from the University of Hartford, Sierra brings a strong skillset to inspire educators and students to reach their full potential. Sierra has worked with several school districts in Connecticut to foster self-leadership in teachers and to help students from kindergarten through high school develop grit, conscientiousness, growth mindset, and self-control. Through fostering this positive mindset, students take control of their future and soar. Sierra has received numerous awards for her dedication and contributions to school psychology and student development and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Connecticut.
Previously, Sierra has volunteered with SIPPA as Division President and Mentor Co-Chair. Sierra has also volunteered and been employed by the National Association of School Psychologists, in roles that involved program accreditation and student engagement.