Working closely with administration and teachers, Abacus develops a tiered approach to school change that includes goal setting, whole-school professional development, and in-class coaching with follow-up reflection. This approach results in higher achievement levels for students and a sense of satisfaction amongst teachers and school administrators.
Former K-12 Manager and Instructional Coach, Seattle Public Schools
Katie takes a holistic approach to education and brings passion to her work. Her broad range of experience is instrumental in carefully determining the needs of a school's elementary program. From supporting principals and teams as they develop and enact school-wide systems, leading teachers with best educational practices, and assessing and meeting the needs of the individual student, Katie excels.
Onsite School Coordinator, MasterTrack Solutions
I appreciated the thoroughness of the Building Fact Fluency webinar. The webinar provided great information regarding breaking down fluency into different stages of understanding. I will definitely attend another webinar in the future!
Math Specialist, Holy Family Parish School
Katie is an amazing educator and mentor. I have worked with her on multiple projects including collaborating to build instructional models, designing curriculum, and planning instruction. She is a leader and a team player who is driven by her passion for elementary education.
4th Grade Teacher, Woodin Elementary
Katie worked wonderfully with our kids, giving us a full evaluation of where they were. Our kids loved their time with her. She had inventive/engaging methods for teaching that made sense and that our kids really responded to. We were very happy with our results!
Business Owner and Parent of 3
My name is Katie Tabari; I am a former elementary school coach, specialist, interventionist, and classroom teacher. I work side-by-side with K-5 students, teachers, principals, and administrators to improve teaching and learning. I have extensive experience in elementary teaching, professional development, coaching, and mentoring. I believe that learning is most successful when teaching is focused, simple, fun, and tailored to meet individual needs.
Abacus is proud to partner with MasterTrack Solutions and ReThink Mathematics. Together, we provide innovative virtual data coaching, engaging resources, and professional development to help building leaders and classroom teachers respond to student learning needs and maximize student achievement.
Abacus is a small, Seattle-based educational consulting company dedicated to helping students, educators, and schools succeed every day.