Katherine McCall Petke

 

Katherine McCall Petke has been working in the field of education for the past 22 years.  She spent time as a preschool teacher, Kindergarten teacher, family resource and support specialist and an environmental education Instructor.  She has worked in both public and private schools. Katherine came to the Gardner School in 2002.

CIMG7629

Katherine received a Bachelors’ degree from Lewis and Clark College with a major in Psychology and a minor in Australia and New Zealand studies.  She returned to Lewis and Clark College and received a Masters’ degree in Teaching with a focus on early childhood and elementary education in 1999.  Katherine’s teaching is inspired by the Keat’s quote, “Teaching is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

Katherine grew up in the Columbia River Gorge and spent much of her childhood outdoors.  Katherine loves spending time with her family.  She enjoys walking, singing, reading, and eating delicious vegetarian food!

 

Upcoming Events

Sep

2

Early Childhood Back To School – Mazama and Kalama

10.30am Read More

Sep

3

School Starts/Coffee and Smoothies

8.30am Read More

Sep

5

Sweat Equity/Welcome Back Potluck Picnic

1.00 and 5.30pm Read More

Sep

10

PTO Meeting

8.40am Read More

Sep

17

Literacy in Early Childhood

11.45am Read More

Sep

17

Klickitat and Tahoma Curriculum Night

6.30pm Read More

Sep

22

Board Meeting

6.30pm Read More

Sep

22-26

PTO Scholastic Book Fair

Read More

Mark’s Newsletter

Aug 27, 2014

Download

PTO Minutes

Calendar

Impt. Events 14/15

Download

Key Dates 14/15

Download