SAVVY CYBER KIDS ADVISORY BOARD

Tylar Bloch

Tylar is the consumer tech columnist for Savvy Cyber Kids and is committed to helping organizations and families use technology to advance wellbeing and economic opportunity. Prior to joining Savvy Cyber Kids, Tylar ran operations at a career training platform for prospective engineers, and was the founder of Virtual VITA Connecticut, the first state-sponsored online platform that connects volunteer tax preparers with low-income taxpayers.

Stacy Brown

21st Century Learning Coordinator, The Davis Academy
Stacy is the 21st Century Learning Coordinator at The Davis Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, where she facilitates the integration of technology into the curriculum, manages two media centers in a kindergarten prep through 8th grade academic environment, and provides professional development in the area of technology integration.

Allie H.

Founder, Marketing for the Psyche, Moms Against Cyber Crimes
Allie is deeply committed to promoting digital literacy and cybersecurity education for children. Her background in psychology, coupled with her extensive experience in digital marketing, brings a unique perspective to the intersection of technology, mental health, and online safety. In her role as the cybersecurity awareness manager for the Savvy Cyber Kids team, Allie continues to drive positive change by educating individuals and families on best practices for secure navigation of the digital world.

Marci Feldman Hertz, M.S.Ed.

Marci works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Division of Violence Prevention and the Division of Adolescent and School Health. Currently, she is a Lead Health Scientist working on the STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere-STRYVE) initiative to prevent youth violence, including bullying, before it starts. Marci also serves as the CDC representative to the editorial board for the federal agency workgroup, stopbullying.gov.

Kristen Hess, PhD

Founder/Principal, Hess Academy
Kristen is an educator and currently the founder and principal of Hess Academy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the growth and development of children.

Peggy Marcus, MD, FAAP 

Pediatrician, Dekalb Pediatric Center
Peggy is a pediatrician in Decatur, Georgia who is committed to the healthy development of children and families. In her own pediatric practice, Peggy is dedicated to working closely with parents as they negotiate the challenges inherent in raising healthy children.

Josh S. Spitalnick, Ph.D., ABPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, and Owner of Spitalnick & Associates
Josh S. Spitalnick, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, and Owner of Spitalnick & Associates, an outpatient clinic in Dunwoody, GA. In his clinical practice, Dr. Spitalnick specializes in the delivery of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat OCD, anxiety and mood disorders, stress and trauma, medical and health issues, and difficulties in relationship functioning. He is a Board Member for OCD Georgia and holds an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Emory University’s School of Medicine where he trains physicians and other health care providers in the delivery of CBT.

Contact

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