Director of Jewish Education and Youth Engagement
Katey will begin working for TIS full time beginning in July. In the meantime, Katey will spend some time with us, through the end of June, getting to know our Torah School and youth group families, including parents, students, and staff. Katey is excited to begin working with our families and staff.
Katey grew up in Los Angeles at Temple Israel of Hollywood. Her passion for Jewish Education began at a young age. After graduating High School she lived in Israel and studied at the David Yellin Seminar for Teachers in Jerusalem. Bringing her knowledge back to the United States she has been a Congregational Educator for the past 30 years. Katey landed in San Diego in 2006 and joined Kadima Independent Day School as their Director of Admissions and Marketing. Later she accepted the position of Director of Education at Congregation Dor Hadash. For the last year, she served as Program Manager for Adult Jewish Education at the JCC in La Jolla. Katey is excited to bring her enthusiasm and creativity to Torah School and USY and looks forward to meeting parents and getting to know every student.