Katie brings her passion for education and desire to see the best outcomes for school boards of education, educators, and students to her practice. She previously taught high school civics for the Close Up Foundation in Washington DC and Honolulu, Hawaii, before attending law school. Katie conducts trainings for school boards and administration and is a frequent presenter on topics such as Social Media and the First Amendment; Teacher Ethics and Licensure; School Board Governance; Charter Schools; Virtual Public Schools; and many other subjects for local, statewide, and national audiences. She has served on numerous volunteer non-profit boards, task forces, and commissions involving public education and law. She was appointed by the NC State Board of Education to be a board member on the NC Virtual Public School Advisory Board. She is the Past President of the National Counsel of State Education Attorneys and former member on the governing board for the National Association of State Boards of Education.
Areas of Focus
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA
North Carolina Central University School of Law, JD
+PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
NC Virtual Public School Advisory Board ( NC Board of Education), Board Member
National Counsel of State Education Attorneys, Past President
Governing board for the National Association of State Boards of Education, Former Member