Kate graduated from Cal Poly, SLO with a bachelor’s degree in English and obtained her multiple subject teaching credential from UC Irvine.  In 2020, she earned a master’s degree in educational psychology from Ball State with a specialization in gifted and talented learning.  Kate has been teaching for eight years and has taught second, third, and fifth grade.  She also teaches science in the summertime.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, beach volleyball, running and reading.