Leadership & Staff

Cathy Plate, BS

Assistant Site Coordinator

Cathy Plate joined Reading Power as a volunteer tutor in North Chicago in 2013 and worked with kindergarten, first and second grade children. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from the University of Illinois and her Master of Science degree in education from Northern Illinois University. She is also a National Board Certified teacher. Cathy taught fourth and fifth grades for many years in District 102 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. In addition to tutoring children, she has tutored adults through the Literacy Volunteers of Lake County.