Katie has 16 years of experience teaching at the elementary grade level with 10 years of Catholic school experience. She has been teaching at St. Clare for 2 1/2 years. Katie is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. She received her teaching license with a degree in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. After teaching in MN as a pre-K-1st grade Spanish, Reading and Math Specialist, she moved to Hawaii to teach 1st grade at St. Joseph Catholic School. Katie has completed her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis on Reading and Literature. She looks forward with much excitement to another fun year teaching 1st grade at St. Clare!