Kathleen currently teaches theatre full-time at Palo Alto High School where she is also the Troupe Director of Thespian Troupe 909. She is a member of the California State Thespian Executive Board and the California Educational Theatre Association Board. In addition to teaching at the high school level, she has extensive experience teaching and directing professionally, and at the college level. Other stand-out educational theatre experiences include being selected by the American High School Theatre Festival to bring a group of students to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2006 and 2009). Kathleen was honored by the California Educational Theatre Association as the Outstanding Theatre Arts Educator for the state of California in 2012.
BA in Dramatic Arts from Agnes Scott College (Decatur, GA); English Major/Teaching Certification (K-12) from Seattle University; MFA in Performance with an emphasis in Directing from San Jose State University.