Kathy has been involved in short-term missions since the late eighties. Before joining the Standards of Excellence staff she spent over thirty years in public education. After earning her doctorate in educational leadership she continued working in various district and school-based administrative roles from K-12. She has served as an educational consultant domestically and internationally. Kathy loves working with churches and organizations to develop and implement their own training programs to equip their short-term teams. She is an adjunct professor at Gordon College in Wenham, MA and an active member of the missions committee in her home church.