Kris Glunt is the SPEP™ Project Manager at Penn State EPIS. In this role, he oversees the expansion of SPEP™ (Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol) implementation, influences continuous quality improvement, and supervises the SPEP™ team. In his previous role at EPIS, Kris served as the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Systems Coordinator, where his primary responsibility was to assist the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs in developing a comprehensive needs assessment and planning process to be completed by the Single County Authorities (SCA’s).
Kris is a graduate of Lock Haven University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Kris began his career working as a probation officer, and later transitioned into a prevention coordinator role with the Penns Valley Area School District. In this position, Kris coordinated the implementation of a number of evidence-based prevention programs throughout the school district. During this time, he also served as a project consultant for the Drug Resistance Strategies Project, where the emphasis was on modifying an existing urban-based substance abuse prevention curriculum and testing its effectiveness when delivered in rural school districts.
Kris has also served as the program coordinator for the Centre County DUI Treatment Court, and has worked briefly as a case manager in a federal correctional facility.
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