Kate O'Connor

Associate Director of Admissions

“I’m bringing all I learned on the circuitous path that brought me here.”
After training in academia as a professor of English, Kate’s career detoured into marketing and communications, mostly for technology companies. Meanwhile she has been an active participant in her daughters’ schools, serving at the volunteer level, as an administrative aide, and as a board member. In her rare spare time, Kate enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, and reading.

Loyola University, BA
University of Delaware, MA
University of Maryland, PhD
Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740