Katie is entering her fourth year at Rio Grande and her nineteenth year in education. She received her BA in English and New York State Teaching Certification from Colgate University and her Masters in Education with a focus in clinical literacy from Bank Street College of Education. Throughout her years in education, she has worked in many different academic settings including an independent school, a public school, a public charter school, and an American school abroad, teaching a wide range of students from first graders to seniors in high school.
In addition to being a classroom teacher, Katie is a certified yoga teacher, Director of Yoga in Schools (a non-profit which offers free yoga to the children of Santa Fe), an avid traveler, and a new mom to her son, Jack. Katie grew-up in New York City and relocated from Brooklyn to Santa Fe 3 years ago with her husband, who is a third generation Santa Fe transplant.