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70- Bonus Edition: Interview with Katherine Reddick


Katherine is an Elementary School Principal with 17 years in public education. Her personal experience is truly powerful, and against all odds, she overcame huge obstacles and now works with children every day as an educator. Katherine released a book this spring (“Access Denied-A Woman’s Journey to Access the American Dream”) that gives deeper insight into her life growing up in foster care and how, as an adult, she’s working to stop child abuse and reform the foster care system. She has previously appeared on The View and HuffPost Live after she wrote an obituary about her abusive mother.


  • Trust is the most important thing you can do in education
  • Every child is different
  • My teachers are my mentors
  • A sense of belonging is critical
  • Self determination to get better
  • Unite and help our kids!

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I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.