Kathy D. Wright holds a M.Ed. in Secondary Education from the University of Cincinnati where she specialized in Secondary Science Education. Kathy is an Ohio certified comprehensive science teacher and has achieved the distinction of a Lead teacher in the Cincinnati Public school district. Kathy is also a Master teacher with Minorities in Mathematics, Science and Engineering and works with the non-profit to bring extended learning opportunities in the STEM areas to students throughout the region.
As a Howard University trained microbiology specialist, she has been able to use her knowledge as a scientist to bring real-life learning into the classroom. Kathy currently serves as the Principal for the new Hughes STEM High School. She is responsible for curriculum development, implementation and assessment. Kathy has received the Minorities in Mathematics Hero Award, the National Society of Black Engineers Golden Apple Award and was a recent finalist for the Dr. Lawrence Hawkins Educator of the Year Award. She sits on the advisory board for The Science Teacher journal, the premier journal for the National Science Teachers Association. She also sits on NSTA's committee for Multicultural/Equity in Science Education. Kathy also holds a B.S. in Biology and a B.S. in Secondary Education from the University of Cincinnati.