"What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" {Mary Oliver}

About Kate

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Education and Certifications

Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio)
Bachelor of Arts, August 2010 – May 2014
[Studio Art (Photography) & Interdepartmental Studies (Critical Social Psychology)]

Yoga Loft Dayton Yoga Teacher Training (Fairborn, Ohio)
200HR Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Certification, January – May 2015

Mindful Schools
Trained Classroom Mindfulness Instructor, August – October 2014

The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University (Seattle, Washington)
DONA International-Trained Birth Doula, January – March 2016

Journey of Young Women 
“Mentoring Girls” Certificate, October 2015 – August 2016

Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest(Seattle, Washington)
Montessori Assistant Teacher Training, February 2016

 

Professional Experience

Practical Montessori Preschool (Seattle, Washington)
Assistant Teacher, October 2016 – Present

Camp Kindness Counts (Redmond, Washington)
Program Coordinator, September 2016 – Present

Open Arms Perinatal Services (Seattle, Washington)
Volunteer Doula, March 2016 – Present

 Live Love Flow Yoga (Seattle, Washington)
Hatha Yoga Teacher, October 2015 – Present

Ballard Community Center/Associated Recreation Council (Seattle, Washington)
Before-School Program Counselor and Sub, September 2016 – December 2016

Yoga Loft Dayton (Fairborn, Ohio)
Yin, Aerial Yoga, and Kids Yoga Teacher, March – July 2015

Americoprs VISTA Member: Springfield Promise Neighborhood (Springfield, Ohio)
Health & Wellness Leader, June 2014 – June 2015

Clark County Restorative Justice Initiative (Springfield, Ohio)
International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) trained Restorative Justice Facilitator, October 2012 – December 2013

 

 

Presentations

Wright State University: Race, Gender, Class, and Sexuality Symposium (Dayton, Ohio) – Co-authored paper presentation with Nancy McHugh, PhD: Critical Spaces for Social and Epistemic Justice, February 2014                    

Association for Women in Psychology National Conference
(Columbus, Ohio) – Poster Presentation: Ecologically Informed Equine Assisted Therapy, March 2014

Southern Connecticut State University Women’s Studies Department Conference – Ecology, Spirituality, Sustainability: Feminist and Indigenous Interventions (New Haven, Connecticut) – Accepted Paper Presentation: Integrating Equine Assisted Therapies with Ecopsychology, April 2014

First Annual Ohio Hunger Dialogues – Paneled Workshop Presentation Initiating Hunger Advocacy in Our Communities, September 2014 

 

 

Publications

Spectrum, Wittenberg University’s Nonfiction JournalThe Role of Pro-social Moral Capacities in the Age of Globalization, April 2014

Project Intersect Zine (digital)Parallel Transgressions: Women/Animal Oppression Intersections in Equine-Assisted Therapies, September 2014                

 

Volunteer Experience

Equus-Gestaltung Equine Facilitated Therapy Project
 www.equus-gestaltung.over-blog.com – Volunteer Research Guest (Estang, France), June – August 2012          

Tumalinen Anthroposophical Group Home – Volunteer www.turmalinen.net (Umea, Sweden), July – August 2013

 

Languages

Italian – ACTFL Tested Intermediate – Mid (Spoken)
French – Intermediate (Spoken)