Katie HartmanCentral York
Elementary 4-6 Grade
While she instructs students in all subject areas, she is especially enthusiastic about literacy instruction. Katie is certified as a Reading Specialist (K-12) and has also continued her education to earn a certificate in Family Literacy. She served two years on the Teacher Advisory Board for Scholastic and is also involved in her local branch of the Keystone State Reading Association. Additionally, Katie is a freelance writer for Mailbox magazine, working closely with their company to generate new activities for their books and magazines that align with Common Core standards.
Along with implementing quality literacy instruction, Katie also believes in integrating 21st century learning skills through technology. She completed two years as a Powerful Learning Practices member in the IU13 region developing action research plans incorporating technology use to enhance literacy instruction in her classroom.
Throughout all of her educational experiences, she seeks to empower students and their families to take responsibility for their learning and discover valuable learning opportunities in their everyday lives.
"Just like good teachers they over prepared. We all wished we had another week together to do more work on non-fiction!"
"Extremely knowledgeable, organized and patient. "
"The instructors were well prepared and excited to share their knowledge with us. Their enthusiasm for the course was contagious."
"Amy and Katie were amazing teachers! They were intentional and gave great feedback."
"The instructors were more than willing to help. No question was too silly. No judgement. They wanted you to feel comfortable with the tools they were teaching. "