Katherine Myers-Crum is an attorney, educator, and advocate for educational equity and excellence for all children. In her 20 years+ in education (plus 3 as an attorney) she has worked as a teacher, teacher coach, Principal, and Executive Director in public schools in Chicago, New York and New Orleans. She founded and led Great Lakes Academy Charter School, a high performing and well respected K-8 charter school serving the Southeast side of Chicago. She has a JD from the University of Chicago, an MA in Education from St. John’s University and a BA Duke University.
She is passionate about supporting school leaders around the country in building operational capacity in their organizations. This includes evaluating current systems and facilities for efficiency and improvement, as well as building capacity on the human side. Nothing makes her happier than a school environment and operations that are thriving in service of the educational needs of the children and staff working there each day.
Katherine is a facilitator in our Operations Training and Coaching series, focusing on student enrollment, front office operations, school entry plans, and operations walkthroughs.