Ms. McKay has worked with students since 1985 when she first received a Multiple Subjects teaching credential and a supplemental authorization in mathematics. She also holds a preliminary administrative services credential. She has taught in both private and public schools, working with elementary, middle and high school students. Ms. McKay has worked for Julian Charter School since its inception in 2000, as an educational facilitator, classroom teacher, learning center and academy coordinator, and assistant director. Her passion for learning and belief in personalized education led her to home school her three sons through Julian Charter School. Her goal is to inspire and empower students to embrace a growth mindset, particularly in the area of math. In the past two years, Ms. McKay spearheaded a partnership between JCS and Summit Learning. She recently became a Summit Teaching Fellow.