Katelyn Frank, B.S., Early Childhood Education and Exceptional Needs

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Katelyn is looking forward to starting her second year at Black Bear She had a wonderful first year co-teaching 3’s-IKI alongside Miss Kelly and is excited to be lead teaching 3’s-IKI class again! Katelyn also enjoys teaching extended day classes such as dance, cooking, healthy living, and so much more!

In 2015 Katelyn received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Exceptional Needs from Purdue University where she developed her passion for working with young children. Throughout her time at Purdue, Katelyn worked with students from preschool to third grade.  During that time, she had the opportunity to lead instruction and incorporate various teaching styles to find ways to connect with her students and make learning fun. When she wasn’t working in the classroom, Katelyn enjoyed tutoring, being a nanny, and working at the local day care.

As a new resident to Chicago, Katelyn enjoys getting to know the city by exploring with her friends and family. She also loves to soak up the sun on Lake Michigan and attend Chicago sports games!