Katherine Steele, Ed.D.

Director of Programs

Katherine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Seattle Pacific University and a Reading Specialist certification from the University of California. She is a World Institute of Action Learning Coach. In 2014, she earned a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration from George Washington University, where she was also named a 2014 Pat Tillman Scholar.

As a PTF scholar Katherine has been a regional Captain and participated in a variety of volunteer efforts to support the organization. Katherine has presented frequently on educational disparities in public education. She has also led Executive Leadership training on various topics, including change management, conflict resolution, and diversity and inclusion. Katherine is a Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning in Organizations from Vanderbilt University. As an adjunct professor she teaches Organizational Behavior to MBA Candidates. Her practice and research fields involve diversity, inclusion, organizational trust, and employee engagement.

Katherine joined the PTF team as the Director of Programs in May 2023.