profile Dr. Kathleen Brotherton 

Phone: (480) 472-4961


2000 Undergraduate - Northern Arizona University

Degree: Bachelor of Science Elementary Education and Special Education (Cross-Categorical K-12)

2009 Masters - Northern Arizona University

Degree: Master of Education  Early Childhood Education

Reading Specialist Endorsement

Early Childhood Endorsement

2017 Doctorate Ed.D. - Arizona State University

Degree: Leadership and Innovation

Dissertation Title: Espacio Iluminado: An Empowerment Model of Parent Involvement Located in the Third Space


This is my 15th year teaching Full Day Kindergarten in Arizona.  Prior to teaching Kindergarten, I worked at the University of Rochester in New York as part of the development and research team for an Inquiry-Based Science Curriculum for preschool programs.  I have also taught Head Start and Universal Pre-Kindergarten.