Katherine Friend

Katie is a Consultant on Mass Insight’s School Improvement Team. Katie currently supports partners in Evansville, Indiana in implementing and managing an equity-based school management approach. She also supports the School Improvement team broadly on a variety of projects, including conducting district and school needs assessments and designing and facilitating school improvement planning support. She also helps steer Mass Insight’s diversity, equity, and inclusion work. Prior to joining Mass Insight, Katie worked with Teach for America Mississippi Delta for twelve years, where she managed multiple teams specializing in teacher recruitment, certification, instructional curriculum design, executive leadership and coaching, diversity and inclusion training, and new teacher development models. She got her start in education teaching kindergarten in rural Arkansas. She graduated from Furman University with a B.A. in Art and Art History.
Job title: Consultant