Kate Stephens

Director of Relationships and Outreach
PDK International


Kate Stephens is the Director of Relationships and Outreach for PDK. Kate has several years of experience in the education sector in both district and non-profit settings.

Prior to working with PDK, Kate worked with District of Columbia Public Schools in the Office of Human Capital as well as with the education nonprofit American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence, working to recruit and train teachers in high-needs areas. She also spent several years working with the American Pharmacists Association working to provide advanced credentials to recognize pharmacists in specialized patient-care settings and support them with opportunities for continuing education. 

Kate holds a B.A. in English from the George Washington University.

About PDK International

Established in 1906, PDK International supports teachers and school leaders by strengthening their interest in the profession through the entire arc of their career.

We honor educators as professionals who learn daily from their work and want to share their knowledge with others to transform the lives of their students and their own specialized work.

As a social sector organization, we elevate the discourse around teaching and learning with the goal of transforming the student experience to ensure that every child has access to a high-quality education.