Kate is a Dean at Shasta College and is also partnering with the California Community College system to help far northern California Community Colleges as they implement Guided Pathways and other key educational attainment and equity efforts, including College Promise programs. Kate currently leads the Lumina Talent Hub grant, which works closely with NST and our county-based collective impact efforts.

Kate has held leadership roles in K-12, Community College and the UC system and understands the importance of helping students and families navigate between educational sectors. Kate has a master’s degree in Humanistic/Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership from University of Southern California. Kate has worked in education for over 20 years with the focus on improving the educational pipeline, both access and outcomes; especially for underrepresented students and communities.