Kate Napolitan

Kate Napolitan

Kate Napolitan is a former public school teacher and daughter of two retired public school teachers. Her current work focuses on building and sustaining equal-status relationships of mutual benefit among families, communities, K-12 schools, and teacher education programs in order to better prepare pre-service teachers who are orientated towards the students they teach–and the families and communities of which students are a part.

B.F.A, Visual Communication Design and History Minor, University of Washington, 2001; M.I.T. with Special Education endorsement, University of Washington, 2006; Ph.D., Teacher Education and Special Education, University of Washington, 2016.

Expertise teacher education, graphic design
community-based teacher education, democratic education, public education, social and political foundations of education in the United States, typography and bookmaking.


Sem II A-3112
Mailstop SE 2 A2117