Dr. Katie (G)
With almost 20 years of teaching experience, Katie’s teaching career includes 7th grade language arts for 4 years, the school reading specialist for 12 years and is currently teaching 8th grade language arts in both a co-taught environment and honors level language arts. Katie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 2002 from Illinois State University, earned her Master’s in Reading in 2004 from Benedictine University and for her most recent educational accomplishment, she received her Doctorate in Education from Aurora University in 2017. Katie is passionate about helping her students become lifelong learners in reading and writing. She especially enjoys connecting with students using literature and creating real life writing opportunities. Katie is looking forward to joining the Writing Symphony team and working with students of all ages.