Company/Organization/Educational Entity: The Children's Guild Alliance
Bio: Kathy Lane is the Chief of Educational Services for The Children’s Guild Alliance. She is responsible for the operation of the schools the Children's Guild network. With over 30 years of education experience, Kathy has spent her career focusing on students who face barriers to learning in public school systems.
Lane held multiple positions with Anne Arundel County Public Schools, including executive director of alternative education, director of alternative education and safe schools, assistant principal of the Glendale Regional Program, and specialist for programs and services for students with emotional disabilities in the Division of Special Education. She was also a special educator with Prince George’s County Public Schools.
In addition to her educational experience, Kathy serves on the board of the Early Childhood Coalition of Anne Arundel County and the Partnership for Children, Youth and Families. She is also a member of the leadership teams at the Annapolis Collaborative for Change and Community of Hope Initiative.
Kathy holds a master’s degree in psycho-education from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in special and elementary education from The Catholic University of America, as well as, a Maryland State Department of Education certificate in administration and supervision.