At CAL, Kate creates and delivers professional development for PK-12 educators and trainers with the Language and Literacy Department and works with the Adult Language and Literacy team, particularly on the English for Heritage Language Speakers program.
She has a background in discourse analysis and corpus linguistics and is interested in register variation, particularly across academic disciplines and content areas. Kate has taught in a range of contexts including university undergraduate and graduate programs, teacher preparation programs, in-service teacher education, and elementary ESOL. Kate is committed to improving equity and access to education for multilingual learners.
When not at CAL, Kate can often be found making things–whether it be knitting or sewing projects, naturally leavened breads, ice cream, or whatever outlandish Halloween costumes her kids can think up.