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Evelyn Kirst

Evelyn Kirst

Assistant Director of Admissions
Admissions
LeChase Hall 238
(585) 273-2280
ekirst@warner.rochester.edu
 
Education:
MS, Niagara University (educational administration; professional NYS teaching certification 7-12 English)
BA, D’Youville College (theatre and communications)


Evelyn Kirst, also known as Lynne, presently works with doctoral prospects and is the international student advisor and assistant director of TESOL. Her current research interests focus on international student challenges. She has also presented at NAFSA regional and NCEA national conferences. 
 
Kirst has long been associated with the Warner School, mentoring administration candidates in the leadership program and serving on Warner professional development committees for over 25 years.  In 2005, she joined the Warner School as an instructor and director of the leadership program for religious and other private schools. She joined the Warner School admissions office in February 2011, and continues to serve as a consultant in private schools. 

An accomplished Catholic school leader, Kirst brings a wealth of experiences and many community connections to the Warner School. Her career began as a middle school teacher in Buffalo. She then served as director of religious education for three dioceses before assuming the position of associate superintendent for curriculum and testing in the Diocese of Rochester in 1985. She served in elementary and secondary school principalships in the Rochester area.   
 
Kirst is pleased to be a part of guiding international prospective and current students through the admissions process at Warner, as well as the transition process to graduate school and to American culture.  Moreover, she is extremely honored to be a part of the international student experiences at Warner.



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EDF444 Field Experiences in American Higher Education (variable credits)
EDF448 Field Experience in Academic Program