This is Katie’s 2nd year working for Camp Fire on the Before and After School team. She was at Hollyrood last year and is excited to start at Rose City and spend another year with her kids and meet new students! Katie graduated from Springfield High School and is from the Springfield/Eugene area. For over 5 years, she has worked a variety of positions in youth development, including as an Educational Assistant for Springfield Public Schools District at Hamlin Middle School, Gateways Early Childhood Development Center for teen parents, and various elementary through high schools in Springfield as a substitute teacher. Katie also spent 2 years working at the Willamalane Sports and Recreational Center as a summer camp counselor and company mascot. Katie spent her first year in Portland last year working for Camp Fire, as well as at a private school for kids with autism as a Pre-K teacher. In her free time, Katie likes to pursue her passion as a singer/actress. She also enjoys going to movies, animals, riding her bike, swimming and camping!