Kate McLeod

Head of School and Teacher Services
High Museum of Art
Atlanta, Georgia

Kate McLeod is the Head of School and Teacher Services at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia. She manages all school and teacher programming, which serves 60,000 students and 8,000 teachers annually through tours, workshops, and teacher seminars. In 2014, Kate oversaw the launch of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) program at the High, placing the museum in the national dialogue around 21st century learning. Kate oversees the Art Access endowment, which serves 35,000 students who attend schools that receive Title 1 funding. The program allows access to the museum through free admission and bus transportation.

Kate McLeod serves on the Arts Education Council for Americans for the Arts and is the Museum Education Division Leader for the Georgia Art Education Association. In 2012, she was named Georgia Museum Educator of the Year. Kate received her BFA in Art Education from the University of Georgia and her MA in Art Ed from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.