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primary school educator

Katherine Ann Bauer-Sanders, American primary school educator. Certified K-12 teacher. Ringley Arts and Science scholar, University South Dakota, 1984-1985.


Bauer-Sanders, Katherine Ann was born on March 6, 1953 in Yankton, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of James M. and Jean E. (Kennedy) Bauer.


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University South Dakota, 1990. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, 1996. Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, University South Dakota, 2003.


Preschool director Rhymes and Rainbows Preschool, North Sioux City, South Dakota, 1981—1988. Houseparent St. Anthony's Boys Home, Sioux City, Iowa, 1985-1989. Substitute teacher Sioux City (Iowa) Public Schools, 1991.

Kindergarten teacher Winnebago (Nebraska) Public School, 1991—1998. Title VII project director Little Priest Tribal College, Winnebago, 1998—1999. Teacher St. Augustine Mission School, Nebraska, since 1999.

Adjunct Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty Little Priest Tribal College, Winnebago, since 1996. Soccer coach Sioux City Young Men’s Christian Association. Softball coach Siouxland Youth Athletics, coach, board directors, t-ball director.

T-ball coach Youth Development Center, Winnebago, Nebraska. Participant Junior Class Learning, Auckland, New Zealand, 1995. Member alcohol prevention program committee Winnebago Public School, since 2003.

Assessor trainer National Board Professional Teaching Standards, since 2004. Member executive committee Anti-Drug, Alcohol and Bullying Coaltion, Winnebogo Tribal Project, 2005. Curriculum director St. Augustine Mission School, since 2004.


  • Certified K-12 teacher.


  • Other Work

    • Author: National Education Association Public, 2000.


Puppeteer, Kids on the Block, Junior League, Sioux City, 1988-1992. Camp director, troop leader Boy Scouts American, Sioux City, 1976-1980. Steering committee McCook Lake United Methodist Church.

Member National Education Association, National American Education Association, Nebraska Indian Education Association, International Reading Council, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Association for Childhood Education International.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: coaching, writing, puppeteering, music.


Married Steven L. Sanders, July 10, 1971. Children: David L., William J., James B.

James M. Bauer

Jean E. (Kennedy) Bauer

Steven L. Sanders

David L. Bauer-Sanders

William J. Bauer-Sanders

James B. Bauer-Sanders