Director, Family Engagement and Training
Katie is a Director of Family Engagement and Training for Family Leadership. She has been leading Parenting Partners™ training events and serving as a conference presenter for more than ten years. Katie also leads our Team Support Specialist team that provides great support to the Facilitators and school site leaders.
Katie is the curriculum writer and presenter for our ProStrengths online workshops. Katie started working with Gallup Strengths her first year of college and later became a Certified Gallup Strengths Coach, so she has a depth of experience with this great professional development resource. Her top strengths include “positivity” and “winning others over”, so her training events are always a hit.
Katie’s background is in family studies, so she approaches family dynamics from the discipline of positive psychology. She holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and has expertise in building confident and capable children and teens. She has contributed to Parenting Partners™ curriculum for many years, and most recently to the new Leading Powerful Workshops content.
Katie lives in San Diego with her husband Michael. She’s an accomplished singer with a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Point Loma University. Katie’s engaging personality and enthusiasm for helping people makes her an approachable and knowledgeable resource to communities around the country. Secret talent: MC and trivia expert.