Katie was born and raised in Walla Walla, Washington. Post college, Katie spent a few years skiing in the Teton Mountains and traveling the world before moving to Central Oregon for a middle school math position. In Katie’s 8 years of teaching experience she has taught in Switzerland, China and Bend; everything from kindergarten, middle school math, FACS and physical education to high school oral English. Katie loves building relationships with her students and helping them achieve their goals is of high priority. In Katie’s free time, she enjoys traveling, being active in the outdoors, crafting and cooking.