GASP Consulting Services, LLC
GASP Consulting Services, LLC


Passion. Experience. Diligence.

Who is She…

Dr. Geneva A. Stark, servant leader, visionary, educator, diversity & inclusion consultant, education consultant, achiever, collaborator, strategic planner, connector, and a problem-solver. She is a native of New Orleans, LA, who currently resides in Metro Louisville.

Dr. Stark offers a career earmarked by collaborative and creative leadership practices applied across a broad spectrum of school leadership challenges. She has enjoyed a successful career as a district-level administrator, a high school principal, assistant principal, teacher, track and field coach, adjunct professor and consultant.  In each role she worked with diverse students, parents, staff, and community populations.  

Dr. Stark was one of four administrators recently selected by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to participate in a prestigious superintendent fellowship program. This program provided Dr. Stark with the clinical experience for becoming a superintendent or executive administrator. The program focused on superintendent and board relationships, academic achievement, assessment, strategic planning, early college, parental involvement and a host of other educational challenges.  

Dr. Stark earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership-Organizational Development and Policy from the University of Louisville and holds a Professional Certificate for School Superintendent, Instructional Supervision and Instructional Leadership. She received her Principalship, Supervision and Director of Pupil Personnel certification from Western Kentucky University. She received her Master’s from the University of New Orleans in Education and her under graduate degree in Secondary Education from Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Stark also holds a National Diversity Council Certification as a Diversity and Inclusion Professional and she also completed the National Education Association Diversity Curriculum.  

Awards and Honors…

Archdiocese of Louisville Office of Multicultural Ministries 2017 Adult Leadership Award  

JCPS 2017 Educators of Color Recognition  

Superintendent Finalist in Five School Districts 

National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) Board of Directors 

NABSE Southeast Regional Representative - Nine States- Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia

National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) Board of Directors

NABSE Southeast Regional Representative

NABSE Nominations/Elections Committee

Greater Louisville Alliance of Black School Educators (GLABSE) 5th President 

President - Kentucky Association of Secondary School Principals 

(Historical achievement, as being the First and only African-American Woman to obtain this position and achievement level.) 

Principal of  General Electric School. Partnership opportunities:  collaboration, Six- Sigma Training, Lean Management Training, Robotics 

Aspiring Women Superintendent Initiative-Participant 

Kentucky Association of School Administrators - Board of Directors 

Kentucky Leadership Academy - Participant  

Principals for Tomorrow - Participant - JCPS 

Lyman T. Johnson Leadership Program - Participant - JCPS 

Honored by the Louisville Defender Newspaper with a “Professional Achievement Award.” 

Honored with “Distinguished Service Award” by Project One  

Selected by State Governor as “Kentucky Colonel” 

Geneva A. Stark, Ph.D., CDP

Geneva A. Stark, Ph.D., CDP