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