Kathy is the founder, president, and CEO 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.
also 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 and IAM4schools.com, where she
worked on special projects with Secretary of Education Rod Paige and President George W. Bush's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.
also partners with the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association
, traveling throughout the United States to assist in hosting the Great Music!
Good News! festivals educator brunch.
focus is on the encouragement and improvement of teachers, children, educational leadership, and those who support the educational process.
can also be heard daily on New Life Radio stations, giving encouragement during her
one-minute "Lesson Plan for Life" devotionals.
Prior to assuming her present positions, Kathy served on North Carolina governor Jim Hunt's educational commission called Smart Start.
Kathy was a grant-management consultant and was responsible for evaluation childcare facilities, technical assistance, and educator training.
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 Technical Community College and conducted motivational and subject-matter workshops at numerous colleges, churches, schools, and professional conferences.
In 1995 and 1996, she served as an instruction for the Early Childhood Development Program at the University of Georgia, Athens, and from 1992 to 1994, she worked as Regional Trainer and Curriculum Developer at Kindercare in Chicago, Illinois.
From 1988 to 1992, she held numerous educational positions, including Head Start instructor, special-needs instructor, and kindergarten teacher.
Kathy attended the University of Georgia, Athens, where she received a Bachelor of Education degree in 1990, with a specialization in Early Childhood Education and Child Development.
She recently completed her Masters in Biblical Studies from Liberty Theological Seminary.