Mrs. Kirsten Gyapay has been a practicing School Psychologist for 6 years and has served several school districts across western Montana. Mrs. Gyapay earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences, with a minor in Child Services, in 2012 at Montana State University. She continued on to earn her Master's Degree in School Psychology from the University of Montana in 2015. Kirsten completed her education at the University of Montana when she earned her Education Specialist degree in May of 2016. In 2016, Kirsten has also earned recognition as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. In November of 2019, Kirsten was also accepted into the University of Montana-Billings graduate program for earning a Supervisory Endorsement in Special Education Services.
Mrs. Kirsten Gyapay is one of the Frenchtown School Psychologists currently serving Elementary, Intermediate and Middle School students. One of Mrs. Gyapay’s major roles for Frenchtown Schools includes conducting comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations to assist the Evaluation Team with determining if a student qualifies for Special Services.
Mrs. Gyapay is considered to be an expert at evaluating and intervening on students' presenting with several different disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders, Developmental Delays, and specific learning disabilities, such as, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia.
Mrs. Gyapay also facilitates the development and implementation of academic and behavioral interventions for Kindergarten through 5th grade students whom are falling behind their peers' performance in both the general and special education settings.
Throughout the Frenchtown School District closure, mandated by Governor Bullock, Mrs. Gyapay can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org (Go Broncs in the subject line) or by phone at 406.626.2632. Mrs. Gyapay's office hours will be conducted from 8:30AM-11:30AM each school day. Parents will be contacted individually regarding further plans for student assessment, psychoeducational evaluations and individual special education services.Mrs. Kirsten Gyapay, Ed.S., NCSPSchool Psychologist