Kathy Branzell is the founder and Chief Executive Officer/President of Fellowship and Christian Encouragement (FACE) for Educators, which is an Interdenominational Christian ministry serving public, private and home educators.
is one of the fastest growing Christian ministries in the United States, with prayer chapters motivating and encouraging educators throughout the United States and around the world.
In addition, Kathy
manages an independent educational consulting and speaking practice.
is a member of America's National Prayer Committee and a founding member of the Mission America Public School Ministries Coalition
, where she
has worked on special projects with the Secretary of Education, Rod Paige and President Bush's
office of Faith Based Initiatives.
also partners with the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association
, traveling within the United States for the Luis Palau, "Great Music!
Festivals to help host the festival's Educator brunch.
focus is on the encouragement and improvement of teachers, children, educational leadership, and those that support the educational process.
can also be heard daily on New Life Radio stations, giving encouragement during her
one-minute devotional called "Lesson Plan for Life."
Prior to assuming her
present positions, Kathy
served on Governor Hunt's (North Carolina) educational commission called Smart Start.
was responsible for the evaluation childcare facilities, technical assistance, educator training, and consulted on grant management.
efforts contributed to millions of dollars in federal and state funding to central North Carolina education programs.
During this period, she also served as an adjunct professor at the Fayetteville Community College and conducted motivational/subject matter workshops at numerous colleges, churches, schools, and professional conferences.
Earlier, she served on the instructor staff of the Early Childhood Development Program, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, from 1995 to 1996; Regional Trainer and Curriculum Developer, Kindercare, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, from 1992 to 1994.
From 1988 to 1992, she held numerous educational positions including Head Start, special needs, and Kindergarten teacher.
Kathy attended the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
She received a bachelor of education degree, specializing in Early Childhood Education and Child Development in 1990.