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
I came away from the Number Talks + Number Sense webinar with real teaching strategies to meet my distance learning needs. I'm confident that I'll be able to include number talks and number sense in my digital platform moving forward.
STEM Teacher, Phillip M. Stokoe Elementary 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