Kate Callaghan (Program Director)

Kate Callaghan began her career as a biology teacher at one of the first small schools in the South Bronx. She then became the assistant principal and principal at the Bronx Leadership Academy II, where she developed a comprehensive teacher performance management system including mid-year reviews and teacher coaching. In addition, she led the school through a transition to standards-based grading, and implemented curriculum and strategies to build a growth mindset in students and teachers. Kate holds a BA in environmental science and public policy from Harvard University and an MA from Bank Street College of Education.