My name is Kate. I have a Master of Arts in Education with an Emphasis in Reading. I have taken extensive training courses in the areas of early literacy and reading development. I am trained in Heggerty Phonemic Awareness and LETRs programs. I have used a balanced literacy approach in my classroom, and am familiar with teaching Phonics, Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness, Fluency, Sight Words/High-frequency Words, Decoding, Writing, and Comprehension. I am licensed to teach Preschool (Special Education) through Third Grade. I have taught Second Grade. I also taught upcoming First Grade students in a Close the Gap summer school program. I have tutored students up through age 18 and have worked with students ages 5-11 in childcare. I am familiar with and certified to teach Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Math for grades Preschool through Third Grade.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania - Bachelor in Arts, Criminal Justice
Graduate Degree: The University of Findlay - Master of Arts, Education
I love spending time with my family! I have been married for six years, and I have a two year old son. I have a dog and a cat. I love to travel to new places and go hiking. I enjoy visiting landmarks, such as the beach, lighthouses, and museums.