Degrees and Certifications:
B.F.A. Technical Theatre Arts- Costume Design Certifications: ELAR 7-12 PPR ESL Supplemental EC-12 Theater Arts UT OnRamps Rhetoric NFHS Certified Head Swim Coach NSDA Endorsed Speech and Debate Coach
Ms. Kate Wood
Now updated for the 2022-2023 Year
Kate Wood grew up in the Ozarks enjoying the lakes and hiking around her family land. Coach Wood majored in Theatre Arts with a focus on Costume Design at Stephens College in Columbia, MO. Following college, Kate worked at Dallas Theatre Center and Dallas Shakespeare before receiving a job offer to manage the costume shop for Cohoes Music Hall in Upstate New York. After two years, Kate and her husband, Fred, decided they had enough winter and returned to Fred's childhood home, San Antonio.
Kate has been a teacher at Wagner high school since the '15-'16 school year. Since starting, Kate has coached the swim team, taught English II, English IV, AP Literature and debate. This 2022-2023 academic year, Kate is teaching Debate and College Prep English.
Kate is a passionate advocate for social justice, specifically in education, and has nearly completed a graduate degree in Creative Writing, Literature, and Social Justice at Our Lady of the Lake University.