Kate Parker, History Teacher at AVS middle school, grew up in New Jersey, just outside of New York City. She went to boarding school in Connecticut and then college in New York, where she studied Art History and Women’s Studies. Kate has always been a student-athlete. She was tri-varsity captain, played field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse and, like a lot of kids we know, PE was her favorite subject in school. We caught up with Ms. Parker recently and posed a few questions.
If you weren’t a teacher, what profession would you pursue?
Teaching is actually my second professional pursuit. I used to work within the corporate world of financial services. That said, I’ve always be fascinated by bugs! I’d love to be an entomologist.
What event or activity in the next 4 months are you looking forward to more than anything else?
Well, I have to say the move to the Mission is pretty exciting. I feel lucky to be one of the first to step foot into this new AVS adventure. I trus...