Kate Cavanaugh graduated from Barnard College in Manhattan and holds a Masters Degree from Brooklyn College in Teaching Students with Disabilities. She began her teaching career as a New York City Teaching Fellow and earned dual licensure in Childhood and Special Education. Kate taught in the fourth grade ICT class for six years before moving into the Special Education Teacher Support Service role at PS 8 in 2013. She is passionate about literacy instruction and academic intervention. Her favorite part of teaching is working with students to help them succeed.