This is Katie’s 3rd year working for Camp Fire on the Before and After School team. She has worked in Hollyrood, Rose City and is excited to be at Creative Science. 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!