Kathryn, a Modesto native, began her career as a classroom teacher with Teach for America, teaching English, journalism, and speech & debate, and during which also completed her Master’s in Urban Education Policy. She has worked in multiple sectors, including at the b-corp Change.org, doing political campaign and grant work with Rep. Josh Harder, running her own small business, and most recently working on staff at Teach for America. She is incredibly excited to bring her experience to the GO team and continue advocating for students and their families.
The members of our Leadership Council are Oakland natives, residents, parents, grandparents, former teachers, principals, and alumni of Oakland public schools. Our leaders have deep connections to Oakland and strong backgrounds in education. The Leadership Council supports and guides our work in the best interest of Oakland students.