Degrees and Certifications:

Liberty University Bachelor of Science – HONORS – Dean’s List-Elementary Education & Teacher Education Liberty University Associates of Arts – HONORS – Dean’s List- Early Childhood Education

Mrs. Katherine Schmidt


My name is Mrs. Katherine Grace Schmidt and I am so excited to be teaching 4th Grade this year at East Elementary School!  As an educator, my aim to help my students achieve their goals by creating an inclusive learning enviroment that is full interaction and positive energy! I am passionate about teaching and. understand the importance of shaping young minds and leading them in the right direction. 




  • If We Were Meant to Stay in One Place, We’d Have Roots Instead of Feet.”

    My Family and I Love to Spend Time Together Exploring This Wonderful World and Accumulate Experiences.  from My Travels, I Have Learned so Much That I Can Bring into My Teachings and Blend into the Curriculum. I Also Homeschooled for 2 Years!




    “ You make a living by what you get. 

    You make a life by what you give.”

    As a Mother and Spouse, I know it is my duty to actively give back to my community whenever I can possible. I have volunteered for numerous Non-Profit Organizations such as the United Services Organization (USO) at Fort Riley and JBER, Geary County Food Pantry, Youth Sports Coach, Fort Riley Spouses Club,  and the American Red Cross, just to name a few.