Courtney Frost comes to BBBS with an extensive background in program development and management. As the Project Facilitator for the Center for Brain Health in the University of Texas at Dallas, Frost implemented the Strategic Memory and Reasoning Training (SMART) research program throughout middle schools in Texas, which worked toward strengthening critical thinking skills among adolescents. It was her job to teach and develop curriculum for the program as well as for employee training. Her work with adolescents will be a great contribution to BBBS, which focuses on the needs of children and adolescents in the community.
Furthermore, Frost’s experience as the Family Coordinator for the University of Texas’ Blackberry Project makes her a perfect fit for BBBS. In this position, she scheduled families for annual research, coordinated and supervised family visits, as well as maintained their enormous database. Her hard work with programs similar to the ones BBBS offers is a huge benefit to the organization’
Frost has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Criminology from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas. She concentrated her Master’s work in Social Psychology, making her a great asset to BBBS, an organization focused on the social needs of youth through its mentoring programs. Her quality of education and experience will provide Big Brothers Big Sisters with the opportunity to build upon its successful programs and encourage the growth of new ones.
"I am thrilled to join the exemplary Big Brothers Big Sisters’ staff,” said Courtney Frost. “I am excited about the continued potential opportunities I hope to bring to the Palm Beach and Martin County community."
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
BBBS provides children facing adversity aged 6-17 with volunteer mentors who serve as positive role models. Since 1986 the organization has provided mentors to children in Martin County and since July 2010 in Palm Beach County. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recognized the Martin County organization in 2007 as one of the 35 best performing agencies nationwide. BBBSA recognized CEO William P. Bee Jr. as “CEO of the Year- Small Agency Category” in 2007. South Florida Business Leader Magazine ranked BBBS in 2009 and again in 2010 as one of the top 100 South Florida small businesses. Visit www.mentorbig.org to learn more.