Katie is an Academic Designer at McGraw-Hill Education, where she develops Social Studies curriculum in both print and digital formats. She has been in education for her entire professional career, having spent almost ten years teaching in a diverse set of environments. Katie has always been a proponent of educational equity and authentic learning experiences, and believes that systems can be created to empower and ensure success for all learners. Katie enjoys Crossfit, singing, and spending time with her partner, Matthew, and their dogs, Desmond and Stella.