Kat started her career here at The Compass School in 2002. Kat graduated from URI in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree. She is certified to teach PE/Health for grades k-12 and also is Adapted certified. Philosophically Kat believes that educating the body plays an important role in educating the mind. She believes that students who are active perform better academically and socially and that a quality PE program can benefit a student’s physical, mental, and emotional development. She also feels that positive experiences in activity settings will greatly increase the likelihood that a child will remain active throughout adulthood.