How I Help Students:
Kathy Growney serves as a consultant for School Wide Positive Behavior Supports. Prior to joining the RPDC, Kathy worked in a variety of experiences in education including classroom teacher, behavior specialist, special education coordinator, and building administrator for a special day school. Kathy has spent her career working with students with disabilities in both the Shawnee Mission School District and the Kansas City Kansas School district. As a native of the Kansas City area Kathy received her Bachelor’s degree from UMKC, a Master’s degree in Special Education from KU, and returned to UMKC to earn an Educational Specialist in School Leadership. Outside of work Kathy enjoys running, biking, spending time at the lake with family and walking her dog Murphy.