First Grade Teacher
Katelyn grew up in a near-by suburb of Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Human Development and Family Science with an emphasis in Child Development and a minor in Spanish. During her senior year of college, she had internships at Illinois State University Preschool and Children’s Home + Aid. Children’s Home + Aid is a leading child and family service agency in Illinois where she assisted with support groups for families transitioning to the United States and for families experiencing domestic violence or homelessness. Katelyn also lived and studied in Cusco, Peru. She previously taught at an international school in downtown Chicago from 2017-2021. Katelyn is a National Geographic Certified Educator. She moved to Colorado to follow her love of fresh air and nature. Katelyn started at Academy 360 in February, 2022. In her free time, Katelyn enjoys hiking, camping, paddle boarding, posting up in her hammock with a book, and spending time with family, friends, and her cat, Louie!