Phone: (610)269-8460, Ext. 2859
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S.Ed. Special and Elementary EducationM.Ed. of Education M.Ed Masters in Education (Cabrini College 2013) Reading Specialist Certification (Widener University 2015)
Mrs. Kate Fahnestock
Mrs. Kate Fahnestock is a 2008 graduate of West Chester University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education. She has experience teaching in the Coatesville, Unionville-Chadds Ford, and Great Valley School Districts in both Learning Support and Regular Elementary classrooms. She began teaching in Downingtown in 2011 where she spent a year in half-day kindergarten and two years in 2nd grade at Beaver Creek Elementary before moving to Shamona Creek Kindergarten in 2014 where she has taught since. She has also served as a technology innovator and Kindergarten Grade Level Leader.
Outside of school Kate and her husband reside in Coatesville with their three children. Together they enjoy traveling to the Great Lakes area and the Jersey shore. Kate is excited to begin serving as one of Downingtown’s Instructional Coaches. Kate is passionate about professional development and has a strong desire to help others succeed.