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Kate Katulak Higgins



Kate is currently the Associate Director of Perkins’ College Success Program who will soon be working at Harvard University as the Associate Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.  She is a former teacher at Perkins, where she taught technology, executive functioning and math in the Secondary Program.  She was also a representative on Perkins’ Expanded Core Curriculum Steering Committee and helped design curricula across content areas.  In 2016, Kate was a co-facilitator of Perkins’ Pre-Employment Program, a workshop that equips students with visual impairment with the skills they need to get a job.

Prior to her arrival at Perkins, Kate taught students with visual impairments and provided professional training to colleagues in the Stamford Public Schools. She also worked in a psychology research lab at Yale University. Kate has a M.S. in education with a concentration in blindness and visual impairment from Columbia University’s Teachers College and a B.A. in Psychology from Wright State University.

*As of September 2021