• Name:  Katie Gates
    Room:  2C
    Grade Level:  Special Education Teacher grades 3-5         
    Phone Number: (360) 709-7245
    Professional Biography
    In 2000, I graduated with my elementary and special education degrees from Washington State University (Go Cougs!).  After graduation, I student taught at Tumwater Hill Elementary.  I then subbed in Tumwater and also had a long term subbing job in Chehalis in a Lifeskills program.  In 2004, I received my Master's degree in the creative arts from Lesley University.  I have taught at Peter G. Schmidt since the fall of 2001.  I have been a special education teacher for grades K-6 in various combinations through the years, as well as a Title I math and reading teacher for ten years.  Every single year has been different!