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Kristy Mixan, M.S

​Coordinator for Early Childhood ServicesKristy Mixan


  • B.S., Deaf Education/Elementary Education, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1982
  • M.S., Agency Counseling, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1991

Professional Affiliations:

  • Nebraska Counseling Association
  • State of Nebraska Teacher Certification
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioner
  • Certified Professional Counselor

Areas of Expertise/Interest:

  • Parent-Infant Specialist
  • Principles of Family-Centered Practice
  • Training in R.A. McWilliam’s, Routines-Based Early Intervention Model
  • Training in the Boys Town Common Sense Parenting Program
  • Counselor for children and families of children who are Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Deaf Educator
  • Preschool Teacher

Representative Publications:

Mixan, Kris (2015). Journey of a Deaf Educator: Paper Making. In C. Edwards & C. Carotta (Eds.), Listening to children, seeing possibilities: Stories from a Reggio-inspired inquiry circle at Boys Town Research Hospital, and beyond, pp. 22-33. Omaha, NE: Boys Town National Research Hospital.

Mixan, Kristy (2016). Family-Centered Early Intervention: Principles, Practices and Supporting Research. In M.P. Moeller, D.J. Ertmer & C. Stoel-Gammon (Eds.), Promoting language and literacy in children who are deaf or hard of hearing, pp. 77-106. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.