Katie Guerrette is the assistant principal at Edna C. Stevens Elementary School and Woodside Intermediate School in Cromwell, Connecticut. She has 14 years of experience in elementary education, having taught second and third grade in Cheshire, Connecticut prior to her current position. Katie has a passion for continuous growth fueled by her upbringing with the Kaizen mentality! Since the beginning of her career, she has sought opportunities to learn and grow as a professional and has worked to inspire others to do the same. Being selected as a member of the F.I.R.E. (Feeding Innovation through Reimagining Education) Academy, has afforded Katie the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded colleagues to begin to reinvigorate education in our schools through creativity and project based learning.