Kate Ado has been a coach with ISA since 2006. She previously taught English at both the middle and high school levels. She has also served as a literacy coach and an assistant professor of education. Ado specializes in curriculum development, professional development, school change, urban education, teacher preparation and induction, literacy, and inquiry-based instruction. As a coach, she enjoys success in collaborating with teachers to develop and implement curricula that leads to students higher order thinking.