Kate Crane is the EA Professional Development Manager at ghSMART. She is responsible for overseeing and enhancing the overall Staff (Executive Assistant, Finance Team, People Team) experience. This includes onboarding, ongoing training and development, performance management, and employee relations.
Prior to joining ghSMART, Kate worked for 12 years as an elementary School Counselor for Fairfax County Public Schools. There she developed comprehensive counseling programs to meet the diverse needs of her school communities. Earlier in her career she worked in Higher Education as an Admissions Counselor.
Kate holds a B.A. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University and a M.A. in Education and Human Development from George Washington University. She resides in Chantilly, VA with her husband and two children.