Kathy Fields, Instructional Coach
Kathy Fields began her career in education as a Kindergarten teacher with Durham Public Schools. During her time in the classroom, Kathy served as a mentor to beginning teachers, a cooperating teacher to students at UNC-CH, NCCU and NC State Universities, and represented her school as a District Finalist for Teacher of the Year. Kathy also taught in Wake County before joining the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program as a new teacher support coach.
As a coach, Kathy enjoys working with teachers from the Preschool to High School level in numerous districts in the state. She champions the idea that an early and strong educational foundation is an important component of a child’s learning experience. She lives in Durham with her husband and two sons.
Educational Background: 2003 BA English UNC-Chapel Hill
2006 B-K licensure UNC-Chapel Hill
2010 M.Ed UNC-Chapel HillAreas of Expertise/Licensure: B-K; K-6 All subject areas