This episode features Katherine Mann, Director of Education Services for Parkland School Division. Katherine started her career in 1992 following a Bachelor of Education degree with Distinction from the University of Alberta. Her first year was serving students as a Grade 4-9 French teacher and Grade 8 Language Arts before making the move the following year to Duffield School where she stayed for 12 years teaching a variety of grades and subjects. She led choral and music productions and coached volleyball, basketball and track & field. Katherine then moved into Administration as Assistant Principal and Principal at different schools. Katherine earned her Masters in Education with a focus on leadership in June 2008. She has extensive experience in the areas of Instructional Leadership and has interest in a number of areas, such as assessment and reporting.