1) Educator 2) Committed & Caring 3) Responsive
THANK YOU, AUSTINTOWN!
Your support during our 2013 re-election campaign is greatly appreciated. We again are the top vote getters in Austintown out of all candidates and we learned a great deal through the campaign experence. I promise my continued commitment to our dedication to education to Austintown children and families over the next four years. Also a huge Thank You to all who supported the opening of our two new elementary schools translating to $23 million in state support funneled to the Austintown Local School District with a state of the art and safe education experience for our children.
In addition, congratulations to our students, staff and all of Falcon Nation for our achievements of excellence in academic, athletic and student activity experiences.
Kathy Mock has been a resident of Austintown for 32 years. She is married to Tom Mock, communications manager at the General Motors Lordstown Complex who also is the Voice of the Falcons and President of the Falcon Forward Campaign that has generated over $500,000 to support our schools. They have a son, John, a 2006 Fitch High School graduate and now a senior financial analyst with the Eaton Corporation.
Kathy has more than three decades of experience in education. She has served the community for 30 years as an elementary school teacher with most of her tenure as a first grade teacher at the Lordstown School System. She retired in 2006.
Over her teaching career she was recognized as a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber Teacher of the Year nominee and was a Tribune Chronicle A Plus Teacher award recipient. She was also recognized as a leading mentor of entry level teachers and was a key presenter at literacy conferences with her reading and writing aid concept “Young Authors Tea” that she created.
Kathy holds a master’s degree in education from Youngstown State University and a bachelor’s degree in education from Mount Union College. She is currently employed as an adjunct instructor at the Beeghly College of Education at Youngstown State University and is Director of Education Inititatives for
Youngstown/Mahoning Valley United Way where she leads the successful Success by Six inititative.
Kathy was the 2005 President of the Fitch Falcon Football Parents Association and served as its two a day practice co-chair in 2004. She has volunteered as a member of the Austintown Schools Strategic Planning Committee, is a current member of the Austintown PTA, Austintown Junior Women's League and is a former member and current supporter of Austintown Kiwanis.