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Katy Barber

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location
Lower School
Department
LS Classroom Teacher
Title(s)
2nd-grade Teacher
School Email
(Primary)

Education

Degree(s)
B.A., Child Development, Whittier College
M.A., Education, Whittier College
Teaching Credential, Multiple-subject Teaching K-6, California, Colorado, and Texas

Other Information

Biography
Katy has over a decade of teaching experience in variety of settings, including the arts, athletics, and K-8 classrooms in California, Colorado, and Texas. Prior to AVS, she taught health and P.E. at KIPP Bayview Academy where she also served as the athletic director of the after school sports programs. Before coming to the Bay Area, she was a second grade STEM teacher, K-5 PE teacher, and a multiple subjects third grade educator.

Katy's passion is to enhance life experiences of children. She takes pride in her ability to use empathy, inclusivity, harmony, and development to guide the culture of the classroom and relationships with her students and families.. Katy believes her role is to create a classroom community that is safe, supportive, educational, collaborative, exploratory, active, and fun. ​