Kate McElvaney is the Director of Educational Advancement at High Meadows School, an independent progressive school in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, where she coordinates the schools International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. She is also the Director of the High Meadows Center for Progressive Learning which aims to cultivate and promote deeper understanding of progressive practice through first-hand experiences for the community, including speakers, film screenings, parent education and teacher professional development. Kate’s educational background includes a B.Ed. in Secondary Education/English from the University of Hawaii and a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Kennesaw State University. Her 18 years in education has taught her there is always something more to learn and different perspectives to understand.