Katie has been teaching math since 2009 and is currently a fourth grade math teacher at Janney Elementary in NW DC. After graduating from Virginia Tech, she moved to New Orleans where she taught 7th Grade Math for two years with Teach for America. She recently earned her Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Prior to joining Janney in 2018, she taught 4th grade math at a charter school in Washington, DC. She also has years of experience teaching middle school math and held a role as a math interventionist. She particularly loved the math interventionist role as she developed her skills in differentiating math lessons to meet the varying needs of her students. Katie's passion is making math fun and engaging, while also challenging her students through discourse and inquiry. In addition to her expertise in math, she also has experience helping students get organized and improving their executive functioning skills. Katie currently resides in Maryland with her three kids and husband.