Kate Shumway-Pitt is the Field Placement Coordinator for the School of Education at Granite State College. Graduating with a BA in Political Science and Spanish from Holy Cross College, Kate went on to receive her teaching certification through the Upper Valley Teacher Training Program in 1992. Kate joined GSC in 2015 after 15 years of teaching at the elementary and middle school levels. Having presented at national and regional educational conferences, Kate now works with aspiring teachers earning certifications in areas of critical shortage in New Hampshire. Kate is a certified in yoga instructor who teaches on-site Vinyasa classes to educators in the seacoast area.