Cathy loves teaching and knew from a very young age that she wanted to become a teacher. For the last fifteen years Cathy has taught kindergarten, fourth grade, and was a numeracy coach. Cathy went to Metro Nashville Public Schools and earned a BA in Elementary Education from Middle Tennessee State University.
In addition to being a full time teacher, Cathy has also been a trainer for the Tennessee Department of Education working with teachers across the state. Cathy has presented with Metro Nashville Public Schools training K-2 teachers on new Common Core State Standards and Balanced Mathematics and Problem Solving Workshops. Cathy also helped to create the new standards based report card and pacing guides for Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Cathy was awarded Teacher of the Year Award and was a finalist for the Presidential Award for Teaching Mathematics in the 2009-2010 school year but her proudest accomplishments are her three children.