Faculty & Staff

Catherine Fonner

-B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado
-M.A. in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico
-J.D. from Creighton University School of Law
-Certified teacher
-With The Meridian School since 2016

Before joining Meridian’s first grade team in 2016, Catherine taught third grade in the Beaverton, Oregon, public schools. Prior to that, she taught second grade in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at an International Baccalaureate school, where she created and implemented inquiry-based curriculum. Catherine has also worked as a Title I teacher in the Albuquerque Public Schools, providing targeted reading interventions to first and second grade students. Before becoming a teacher, Catherine worked in the legal field. Her experiences in law school, in particular working for a U.S. attorney and for a legal aid organization, inspired her to become a teacher. Outside of work, Catherine enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and being with her husband and son.