Katey McPherson brings experience in school leadership, prevention, and organizational change with 25 years as a secondary school teacher, guidance counselor, and PK-12 school administrator. Katey’s educational career focus is on student and teacher social-emotional needs and wellness, youth mental health initiatives, social justice, and digital citizenship/social media responsibility.

Katey recently served as Executive Director of The Gurian Institute, an international teacher and parent training institute rooted in neuro-biological and evidence-based teaching strategies. Katey currently serves as a West Coast Associate of Hazard, Young & Attea Associates. When not traveling, and speaking, she is busy raising her 4 tween and teen daughters.