Kathryn (Katie) Hawes joined RSU 21 in July of 2014. Katie is a Ph.D. candidate at USM with a focus on Public Policy and Educational Leadership. She anticipates completion of this degree in May 2015. Katie has worked in public and private schools in Maine for 19 years as a teacher, consultant, and administrator. Prior to joining RSU 21, she spent 9 years in the Gorham School Department as a Director of Instructional Support and Assistant Superintendent. Katie lives in Lyman with her husband, Chris, five-year old daughter, Emily, and one-year old twin sons, Ben and Sam.