Catey is the current middle school teacher and summer school coordinator for Hamlin Robinson School. Catey has been a classroom teacher and tutor of students with learning differences for 8 years. She loves her work, and is dedicated to her professional growth and development. She wanted to join the WABIDA board to enhance her work by providing perspective outside her school and to allow for wider-scale learning and collaboration. In addition, she felt that her extensive training in working with students with learning differences and her academic background in cognitive science would be a positive contribution to the board. Catey has her MS inclusion Childhood Education from the University of Rochester and a WA state Certificate in elementary and special ed.