Kaitlyn Carson was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio, where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduation, she taught preschool in St. Louis, Missouri and then kindergarten, first, and second grade in Chicago. She will be entering her 7th year of teaching this year.
When she is not teaching, she loves to run marathons with her husband, play with her kitten, Arya, bake cakes and cookies, and go skiing in the winter. She has recently discovered a love for hiking in the mountains. Kaitlyn is so excited to be a part of the McKinley-Thatcher family!