Kate is originally from Minneapolis but has spent the past 20 years in Lake Tahoe and Telluride. She holds a BA in English Literature and a Masters in Elementary Literacy. She has been in Education for nearly 20 years, with most of that time teaching grades 1-3. She has also served as Reading Interventionist, GT coordinator, and Technology Coach. In her spare time, Kate enjoys running, hiking, cooking, spending time with her husband, three kids, and very large dog.