Meet Kathy Young
Educator. Parent. Neighbor.
Kathy who comes from a family of public servants is a life long resident of Cincinnati, a proud graduate of Cincinnati Public Schools (Walnut Hills High School) and a graduate of University of Cincinnati where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Education and Master's Degree in Criminal Justice.
After graduating from UC, Kathy began her teaching career with CPS, where she was employed for more than 35 years. During her career, she taught children with disabilities in grades K-12. She was also a Lead Teacher and one of the first Case Coordinators in the District. Kathy also served as a Discipline Coach where she worked with teachers in the development of strategies to help students with behavioral concerns. She was a facilitator of a phonics-based reading program (Direct Instruction) and served as the Teacher in Charge (TIC) when the principal was out of the building.
Kathy is the mother of five CPS graduates and the grandmother of seven currently enrolled CPS students. She is a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, Top Ladies of Distinction, The Drifters, Inc, Holidays Incorporated Bridge Club, former board member of NAACP. She was also a former member of Cincinnati Federation of Teachers where she was the Building Rep. She was the recipient of the 2016 Dada Rafiki: I See You Award and 2014 Center for Closing the Health Gap Care Giver of the Year Award.
Kathy currently, resides in North Avondale with her husband, Councilman Wendell Young and her dog, Pirate.