Kate is a 2001 and 2006 graduate of Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education and her Master of Science Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in math and science. She currently teaches fifth grade at Parkside Elementary School where she has served as the chairperson, co-chair and member of the School Improvement Team. Kate is an active member at her church as the organist and has formed a charity group called Crochet for a Cause. Most recently, she was named a Teacher Fellow with the Northrop Grumman Foundation and NSTA.
"The basis of my beliefs about teaching is that students, and teachers, need to be able to create, inquire, persevere, integrate and collaborate." ~ Kate Tummino