Katy Fodchuk

Executive Director, Organizational Development

About Katy

Katy is an organizational psychologist with 20 years of broad experience in public and private sectors. Since 2006, she has specialized in K-12 education systems and is passionate about collaborating with and supporting districts as they implement transformational organizational change.

Dr. Fodchuk consults to education partners on integrating vision and strategy into educators’ daily practice and talent development systems through competency modeling. She designs interactive coaching tools, dashboards, and metrics that track teacher and coach reflections and professional learning progress.


Find Katy on the Road


20 Years

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Organizational development & change in K-12 education systems
  • Competency-based talent development systems
  • Testing, program evaluation, psychometrics
  • Professional growth metrics, research, and reflection tools tapping innovation, creativity, learner agency, collaborative learning, leadership
  • Classroom-embedded action research
  • International Education; cross-cultural competencies

Recognition and Publications

  • Fulbright Student Scholar to France University de Nice, Sophia Antipolis
  • Co-presenter: Capturing Professional Growth in the Coaching Cycle. Learning Forward Conference Presentation, Orlando, FL.
  • Co-presenter: Nurturing Organizational Growth in a Personalized Learning Model. Learning Forward Conference Presentation, Orlando, FL.
  • Comparing participation, commitment, and support for change in two formative assessment professional development settings. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference in Chicago, Il.
  • Co-author: Reactive Adjustment or Proactive Embedding? Multi-Study, Multi-Wave Evidence for Dual Pathways to Expatriate Retention. Personnel Psychology, 67, 203 – 239. (Research on International Teacher Competencies)
  • Fodchuk, K. M. (2007). Work environments that negate counterproductive behaviors and foster organizational citizenship: Research-based recommendations for managers. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 10, 27–46.

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Psychology, Old Dominion University
  • M.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
  • B.S., Psychology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

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