Kathryn Gates

2nd/3rd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Kathryn Gates (formerly Allore) is in her 2nd year as Pilgrim’s 2/3 homeroom teacher. Mrs. Gates is a native of Michigan and has taught for two years at Trinity Lutheran School in Utica, Michigan. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University, from which she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mrs. Gates was a 2nd grade homeroom teacher, but also has experience teaching Kindergarten, 1st, and 4th grades. One of her greatest passions in teaching is using the workshop method for teaching, reading, and writing. Mrs. Gates has joined the Pilgrim congregation as part of her move to Chicago. She has a strong interest in coaching volleyball. Mrs. Gates’s colleagues describe her as being thorough and committed to her students. She is eager to learn and is always willing to adapt methods of teaching in order to meet individual student needs.