Katherine Barg

Kay Barg began teaching at the Palo Alto Adult School last spring when she taught Business Communications. This fall she taught Fundamentals of Writing II as part of the new Writing Academy. Kay comes to PAAS with over 25 years experience in California public school classrooms where she taught everything from Video Technology to History and English. Kay has extensive experience in writing having been affiliated with the Bay Area Writing Project as well as graduate level courses in writing at Stanford where she is currently working on a novel and two children’s books.

Kay also teaches in the graduate program at the University of San Francisco, as well as working for the State of California coaching newly credentialed teachers. In her spare time Kay is a UC Certified Master Gardener and works as a volunteer at the UC Davis research garden in Half Moon Bay as well as school and community gardens in San Mateo County. Kay has a B.A. from San Jose State University, two Masters from San Francisco State University and a Doctorate in Curriculum Design from the University of San Francisco. Kay is very excited to be part of the PAAS community!