Kate Chartrand, M.A.
CTL High Math Teacher, Math Coordinator, & Family Science Teacher
Kate earned a B.A in Math Education from Brigham Young University (BYU) and M.A. in Family Science from Concordia University - St. Paul. She holds secondary math teaching certificates in Utah and Texas and has extensive teaching experiences at the middle and high school levels in both states. Kate is nationally certified through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) with the CRLA Tutor Certificate in math. In addition to her extensive background in math, Kate is also a professional life coach and founder and owner of Professional Life Coach Better for Life Coaching where she coaches and educates individuals and employees of global companies on life skills, stress management, burnout, parenting, relationships, and mindfulness and has created a unique, evidence-based stress management program. She has also served as a school family engagement liaison providing support and social-emotional education and support to students with emotional and behavior issues and their caregivers and is a Parent Education Committee Member for the Texas Council on Family Relations (TxCFR) where she has provided parent education support to professionals throughout Texas. Kate holds various certificates in coaching including the Professional Coach, Life Coach, Relationship & Bereavement Coach Certificates from the World Coach Institute: ICF-Approved Training, Stress Management Coach Certificate from Spencer Institute, Understanding Child Development Course Certificate from Utrecht University, Mindfulness Practitioner Certificate from The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology, and Positive Discipline Parent Educator Certificate from the Positive Discipline Association and has also completed the Texas Behavioral Support Initiative (TBSI) Training at UT Austin. Kate is an online instructor at BYU-Idaho where she teaches a family parenting course with topics including conflict management, leadership, personality, temperament, developmentally appropriate parenting, growth mindset, parenting teens, and discipline. Kate’s many talents include teaching piano in which she holds a Teaching Elementary Piano Course Certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music. We are excited to have Kate with her many areas of expertise join our CTL family!