Katie O’Connor has been teaching at Westmark School in Southern California since 2014. She currently teaches 11th grade U.S. History and 10th grade World History, and has experience teaching 10th grade English. Previously, Katie taught reading at Los Angeles Job Corps and was a private tutor. Katie has a BA in theater from Brown University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Southern California. She has been a member of the Facing History Leadership Team and is dedicated to using pedagogy that reaches all students in her classroom.