Krista Shea is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist. She has worked in a wide range of clinical settings throughout her career as an SLP. She has evaluated and treated children ranging from birth to twenty-two with a variety of communication disorders. She began her career working at Boston Children's Hospital where she worked in the Feeding & Swallowing Program, as well as completed comprehensive speech and language evaluations. From there she has worked in the public schools in Vermont, including Burlington High School and Gertrude E. Chamberlin School in South Burlington. She has supervised many UVM graduate students while in her positions in the public schools, which drew her to her current position at UVM where she primarily supervises graduate students at the Eleanor M. Luse Center for Communication. In addition, she teaches a course on swallowing disorders.
She is a native Vermonter and continues to enjoy the beauty of the state. While not at work, she spends time with her husband and three children. They enjoy many outdoor activities, including camping, hiking, and skiing.