As a National Board Certified social studies/history teacher and self-proclaimed “Conservator of Effective Citizenship,” Katie King has more than a decade of experiences in middle and high school classrooms in Colorado and Washington. Preparing her students to be productive and informed citizens constitutes the foundation of her instructional philosophy, and inspires her daily lesson planning as well as her contributions to longer-term and larger-scale school- and district-wide curriculum development.
Born in Colorado Springs, Katie earned a B.A. in history and a B.S. in journalism from the University of Colorado-Boulder, an M.A. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, and is currently completing an M.A. in history at the University of Colorado-Boulder as a James Madison Memorial Fellow. After the dismissal bell, Katie is a fanatic for trail running and often persuades her husband and dogs to accompany her.