Katherine directs the strategic planning, development, and implementation of strategies to achieve Flamboyan’s outcomes, which focus on ensuring that all public school students can read at grade level by third grade.
Katherine was raised in a family of educators, and understands the potential of education to transform lives. Taking on the legacy of her family, she worked as a teacher, adjunct professor, teacher coach and educational consultant on a range of projects in public and private institutions across the island. She also collaborated on educational and nonprofit initiatives with organizations such as the Enlace Literacy Program, másTaller Collective, and the Comité Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques. Katherine holds a PhD from the University of Puerto Rico, an Masters of Art from Sacred Heart University, and a Bachelor of Art from New York University.
Katherine is originally from New Jersey, but Puerto Rico has been her home since 2004.
What was your favorite subject or course in school? Any literature class. Literature exposed me to worlds I would never have encountered in my own life.