Katherine Bathgate

Katherine Kellett Bathgate is a senior policy advisor to the State Policy Network and advises state think tanks across the country on their education policy and advocacy work. She is also the CEO and co-founder of SchoolForward, a communications and advocacy firm focused on education reform. Previously, she led the communications and marketing team at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and from 2011-2013, she was the deputy press secretary for the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. Ms. Bathgate holds a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College.