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Self-employed at Conversations with Kate since October 2016
My experience includes over 20 years in public education and 8 years in private education, including teaching abroad.
Host and creator of Conversations with Kate Podcast since April 2018
My podcast provides listening experiences for English Language Learners who want to feel comfortable in English conversations for business, academics, or travel. My guests are native and non-native English speakers from all over the world. They share personal stories and life lessons in natural, authentic conversations. Together we improve our understanding of the world and each other.
Author of original materials for English Language Learners including the 100-page book, Beyond Expectations: 6 Days on the Camino Portugues and an accompanying 25-page workbook. The paperback is available from Amazon or other online booksellers. The pdf version and workbook are available on Gumroad.com.
Currently serving on the Board of the Saluda Community Land Trust and as a Volunteer Community Master Gardener. My interests include permaculture gardening, hiking, language learning, travel, and wellness.
Teaching Business English, English as a Foreign Language, Health and Language Coaching, Active Listening, Communication Skills
Two Master's Degrees, Advanced TEFL Certificate, Business English Certificate, Health Coaching Certificate, ongoing personal and professional development
My coaching sessions are calm, confidential, and customized for you. Our conversations will be relevant to your life and work. Together, we’ll create a roadmap where you’ll be in the driver’s seat. I will be your guide to interesting stops along the way as you develop confidence and English fluency.
Hi, I'm Kate. I’ve been a professional educator for over 30 years. People say that I have a knack for finding the best resources and I know how to listen. Language coaching brings together my experience as a teacher, librarian, language learner, and health coach.
My Coaching Packages include:
Our Free Initial Coaching Conversation where we talked about your vision and ways to get there Neurolanguage Coaching® Learning Program customized for you Online 1:1 Language Sessions (usually 45 minutes each via Skype or Zoom) Notes & feedback for each session Personal assessment at the end of each package (30 minutes) Email support as needed during the program
Everything will be confidential and calm. Here’s how to get started.
Step 1 - Schedule your first session.You can do that right here.
Step 2 - We’ll have a relaxed conversation No worries about mistakes. We’ll talk about your motivation and interesting ways to reach your goals.
Step 3 - Success! I’ll send you the plan that we created and several package offers so you can choose the one that is best for you.