Dr. Kathy Koch (pronounced “Cook”) is the founder and president of Celebrate Kids, Inc. She has impacted thousands of parents, teachers, and children in 30 countries through keynote messages, seminars, chapels, and other events. Kathy is the author of several books, including Screens and Teens, 8 Great Smarts, and Resilient Kids. She earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University. Kathy was a tenured associate professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, a teacher of second graders, a middle school coach, and a school board member before becoming a full-time conference and keynote speaker in 1991. Dr. Koch has loved Jesus for years, and her faith and desire to serve and glorify God is the foundation of her ministry.