When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly & unquestionably.
—Walt Disney

About Katy

Katy Smith has been engaging communities in conversations for more than 30 years. Katy is an educator, a trainer, and the 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Katy is the first early childhood teacher in Minnesota, and the first parent educator nationally, to be honored with the award.

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Know Better, Do Better

The school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut inspired a sense of urgency in me to do something to protect children from the amount of violent media they are exposed to. I am a parent educator, […]

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Blog

A Conversation Starter

I love a radical voice, especially when it gets a conversation started. If I had to pick up just one torch on behalf of children and carry it for the rest of my life, after much hand wringing and fretting, I would carry the hot, heavy, crackling torch of media and technology and how they […]

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“Do something every day that scares you.”
—Eleanor Roosevelt

Five Classes Approved for Parent Aware Credit
Know Better Do Better Advocate
NNSTOY Member
Real Colors Certified Trainer
MN Center for Professional Development Certified Trainer
More About Katy:
  • Five Classes Approved for Parent Aware Credit
  • Know Better Do Better Advocate
  • NNSTOY Member
  • Real Colors Certified Trainer
  • MN Center for Professional Development Certified Trainer