Katy has been an HSE Instructor with Pima Community College ABECC since 1997. Her passion for education, civic engagement, and the environment led her to complete a Master of Science in Science Education, from Montana State University. Katy also holds a Biology degree from Stanford University. She was awarded the 2005 PCC Adult Education Teacher of the Year, and the 2019 Mountain Plains Adult Education Association, Award of Excellence from Arizona. Katy also serves on the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning Board.