Katy Farber Assistant Professor of Education

Katy Farber


Ed.D. Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
Master of Science in Teaching, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York
Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Courses I Teach

  • ED 231: Education in the 21st Century
  • ED 325: Teaching Elementary Mathematics
  • EDU 613: PK-6; Mathematics in the PK-6 Classroom
  • ED-327-A: Teaching Science and Engineering in the PK-6 Classroom
  • GED 695: Teaching PreK-6 Science and Engineering

Areas of Expertise

  •  Service-Learning
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Personalized Learning
  • Elementary Education
  • STEM/STEAM Learning
  • Early Adolescence/Middle School Pedagogy
  • Teacher Sustainability

We are born makers. We move what we’re learning from our heads to our hearts through our hands.

Brené Brown

Current Research

  • Teacher Attrition/Sustainability
  • Personalized Learning

Awards, Recognitions, Memberships

  • Vermont Teacher of the Year Alternate 2014
  • Picture Book Salamander Sky wins John Burroughs Riverby, Green Earth Honor, and Nautilus Awards 2019

Recent News

Katy Farber, assistant professor of education, presented a session at the statewide conference Vermont Fest on November 18, entitled Grow Rooted, Grounded STEM with Purpose. She also presented a workshop in the Saint Michael’s College of Education Master’s of Arts in Teaching workshop series called New Teacher Survival Guide: Skills and Strategies for Managing the Many and Varied Demands of the Profession, on November 17, 2022.
(posted February 2023)

Popular Press

  • Stress, Hyper-vigilance, and Decision Fatigue: Teaching During Omicron (EdWeek, 2022)
  • A Must Read for Parents and Teachers: “Miseducation: How Climate Change Is Taught in America” (Moms Clean Air Force, 2022)
  • How Teachers Are Managing the Rapid Stream of Small (and Big) Decisions We Make Daily (BAM Radio, 2022)