Kati Pearson, Ms, Ed.S.

pearson_kKati Pearson, Ed.S. currently works as a district level administrator focusing in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and professional development. She taught several years at the elementary and secondary school level, spent several years as a Literacy Coach, and then as a district level Reading Specialist. She is a graduate of Florida A & M University where she earned a BS degree in Elementary Education. She then went on to earn a MS degree from Florida State University and an Ed. S. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Ms. Pearson has a passion for teaching and learning and believes in the Japanese philosophy of Kaizen: “Continuous Improvement”. She holds teaching certifications in Elementary Education, Language Arts, English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Educational Leadership, and also a K-12 Reading Endorsement. She is a featured reviewer & contributor to several secondary level literacy publications and teacher resources and has worked on various state and district committees.

After coming full circle as a struggling inner-city youth herself, Ms. Pearson believes that her work with the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education is her true calling. She is an avid reader of adolescent literature and has at least one bookcase in every room of her house to accommodate her many treasured texts. She currently resides in Orlando, Florida

Kati Pearson, , Ms, Ed.S.