Catherine is an educator with diverse teaching experience from Pre-K through 12th grade. After earning her B.A. from the University of Mississippi, Catherine relocated to Austin, Texas, where she received her M.Ed. with honors, from Concordia University Texas. Catherine applies her research of Reggio Emilia and Montessori into her classroom and teaching practices. She loves teaching children as she encourages her students to become lifelong learners as well as good citizens. Catherine is a Nacogdoches native, CES alumnus, mother of two, and wife to her loving husband.