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Kitti Wheeler

Kitti Wheeler

City and state: Lakewood, WA

High school attended: Clover Park High School

Graduation year: 1978

Colleges attended/degrees earned:

  • Associate in Arts and Associate in Business Degrees from Fort Steilacoom- Pierce College
  • Retail Business Management Degree from Clover Park Technical College
  • Business Education degree from Pacific Lutheran University
  • Computers in Education degree from Lesley University
  • National Board Certified Teacher

Current career/job:

Clover Park High School Marketing and Project Management Teacher, DECA advisor and co- ASB advisor

Describe the path you took from high school graduation to where you are today:

I wasn’t very involved in school. My senior year I worked full time and attended Clover Park Technical College. I took a few community colleges classes just to make my mother happy. After about a year, I decided to get organized and get a degree. That accomplishment gave me the confidence to attend Pacific Lutheran University, majoring in business and education. My first job with the district was as a substitute. My first contract job was at Lochburn Middle School where I happened to have attended as a student. When the district reorganized, I joined the freshman at the high school and transferred to Lakes. I helped open Lakewood Career Academy and taught there for four years. I am now at Clover Park High School, the school I graduated from.