Catie is a State College native as well as a 2015 PSU grad with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Development. Previously she studied at the Culinary Institute of America. She has also spent time volunteering at the Children’s Garden in the Arboretum and has apprenticed on a Biodynamic Farm in Red Hook, NY. She began working at Hort Woods as a student in 2014, interned during the Spring of 2015, became a float teacher for Summer 2015, and joined the Tiny Twigs classroom in August 2015. Ms. Catie is passionate about nature and food and enjoys bringing environmental science into the classroom through weather studies, cooking, and gardening activities. She is also extremely fond of process art and enjoys discovering new ways to be creative and to get messy with her class!