Been with SPIRE since July 2021

Hometown: Hinsdale, Illinois

Languages Spoken: English

Title: Dean of Academics

Dr. Katherine Reedy has 27 years in private boarding school education as a teacher and administrator developing programs for students with learning differences, along with redesigning academic programs with a focus on skills students need for future success. She has extensive background working with student athletes and supported the academic program of a number of elite athletes as they worked to balance academic and athletic demands. Katherine has published articles and book chapters focused on rethinking doctoral programs, culturally responsive teaching at the high school level and the transition from high school to college for athletes. Her current research interests are on optimization of human potential and using passion to ignite interest in other areas of one’s life. She is co-authoring an article on the importance of success plans for students failing to thrive in independent schools and an article on the wellbeing of teens while supporting them into adulthood.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College
  • Master of Science from the University of Phoenix
  • Doctor of Education from Lynn University
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