Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies, Minor:Spanish; Vanderbilt University Teaching Credential; Shenandoah University

Ms. Quinn, Katie

Katie Quinn teaches Spanish 1 at River Bend. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Communications Studies and a minor in Spanish. She furthered her studies at Madrid's Complutense University and at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. Studying new languages and cultures is her passion! Katie has lived abroad (in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Argentina and Spain) and personally understands the challenge of tackling communication in another language. In her free time she enjoys her family, cooking, baking, walking, rock climbing, and reading.

Katie is a native Californian who settled in Virginia in 1999. Her family has recently expanded and she now has a wonderful fiance, six children, and a dog! She enjoys watching them all spread their wings and encounter their own paths. Her ultimate goal is to laugh more and find new ways to enjoy this wonderful life. Katie truly values helping students hone their life skills and discover new tools for their “tool boxes”!