Katie Colvin is the Director of Education at Pilot Light. She is a native of northwestern Pennsylvania and a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, with undergraduate majors in International Studies, Advertising, and French. She joined Teach for America in Baltimore, Maryland and taught in Baltimore City Public Schools. While in Baltimore, she earned a Masters in Leadership in Teaching. Upon moving to Chicago, Katie taught elementary school in the Washington Park neighborhood and high school at DRW College Prep in the North Lawndale neighborhood. After several years of teaching, she took the leadership role of Dean of Specialized Services at DRW. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family, trying new restaurants, cooking, baking, painting, and taking day trips outside of Chicago on the weekend.

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