Hi! I'm Katie Kaczmarek (Mrs. Kazzy), and I am the math teacher on the fourth grade triad. While this will be my first year at Centennial, it will be my eleventh year in the classroom! I have taught third, fourth, sixth and seventh grade, worked as a gifted specialist and also as an ESL teacher. I'm very excited to be returning to fourth grade math, as it's been my favorite thing to teach!
I'm originally from Indianapolis, Indiana (Go Colts!), but I've lived in Arizona for the past 14 years. After graduating with my bachelors in elementary education, I moved out to sunny AZ to begin my career! I met my husband, Matt, out here, and we have been married for nine years. We have two daughters who will be joining the Centennial family along with me this year! We also have an adorable goldendoodle named Murphy, who I like to say is my most well-behaved child!
In my spare time, I love to spend time with my family, playing games, traveling and trying new restaurants. I enjoy cooking and baking, reading and long strolls through Target!