Kati Vaughn is the Founder of Stay the Course.
Kati’s path to founding Stay the Course has been fueled by a lifelong passion for teaching and leading in the classroom. With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Harvard University, and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Loyola Marymount University, Kati brings nearly a decade of teaching, coaching, and management experience with a emphasis on equity and inclusiveness.
Over the course of seven years of working directly with school-based staff, Kati averaged a teacher retention rate of 94%, and her coaching consistently rated higher than regional and national averages on measures of teacher satisfaction and healthy mindsets. In addition to her coaching experience, Kati has led numerous professional learning communities focused on culturally responsive teaching, educator wellness, and values-based leadership.
I have been to management workshops, not leadership training. This has totally changed my perspective and encouraged me to propel forward in developing my skills.
I am honored and humbled to be a recipient of the Region 9 Head Start Association’s Legacy Scholarship. The scholarship helped me get one step closer to achieving my goal of becoming a Head Start Director.
I took part in The disproportionate impact of COVID 19, and how to provide “real” support for black/brown children and families and I just want to say this was an amazing webinar. I hope we can look forward to further conversation on this topic.
Thank you so much for making events like this! I really enjoyed and learned so much teaching strategies to implement STEM in the classroom.
The HR Network was an excellent opportunity to network and learn the best practices from other HR professionals within Head Start programs. You will be amazed by the level of talent and experience of the participants.
The Summer Camp training was powerful and inspiring! Each presenter was very engaging, it’s hard to even pick a favorite session!
The Leadership Challenge training was very relevant to my work as a Head Start leader! Great facilitation; stayed with the program yet allowed time for individual and small group reflections.
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