She has presented at major conferences throughout the United States, as well as in Malaysia and Jamaica. Katey currently serves as a Cadre Supervisor of Student Practitioners at Rio Salado Community College as well as adjunct faculty at Grand Canyon University and Arizona State University in the Educational Administration and Leadership program. Katey holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Secondary Education from Michigan State University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University
Katey McPherson is the co-author of a book for parents that has been receiving local and national attention, titled “WTF: Why Teens Fail-What To Fix”. The book was inspired in part by Katey’s years of interacting with middle school children in crisis. During this time, Katey partnered with Phoenix area experts to raise awareness in programs like S.H.E. and Be The One for parents, teens, and school personnel.