Mary Kate Gartner is a Second Grade Teacher at St. Agnes. Mary Kate grew up in Lenexa. She attended Good Shepherd, St. James Academy, and graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Mary Kate has always had a special place in her heart for children. She grew up nannying every summer and fell in love with teaching while at Pittsburg State. Mary Kate has previously taught 5th grade, 1st grade, and Kindergarten. This is her third year in the Archdiocese. Mary Kate is looking forward to helping students grow academically and spiritually. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new coffee shops, watching the Royals/Chiefs, and spending time with family and friends.