While living in North Canaan and raising her two children, Katty has been working at the North Canaan Elementary School since 2013 and will join the Torrington School System for a year to fulfill her internship towards her master’s degree in the arts of teaching with a teaching certification for K-12 in world languages with a focus in Spanish. She has been a community volunteer in many roles from youth sports coach to scouting leader to PTO Vice President. As a native of Peru, she is fully bilingual and bicultural, and she holds a BA in Spanish with a minor in Psychological Science from Central Connecticut State University. Katty has long been a staunch advocate for local Latino families dating back to her work with Catholic Charities in Columbia County in 2004 and continuing today with her work in the Region 1 School District and in the town of N. Canaan. She also offers translation services as an interpreter and translator facilitating school communications.
Education has always been a core value for Katty which she is currently exemplifying through her graduate coursework in Master of Arts and Teaching.