Kate Garvey is the LIFE & LEGACY Executive Administrative Assistant, providing administrative and organizational support to the National Director and Legacy Community Consultants. Working in community-based preschools for a decade prior to joining HGF, Kate has served as both an educator and an administrator in the field of Early Childhood Education. While holding the position of Program Coordinator of the four-year $4 million Preschool Expansion Grant in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, she supported over 240 families in providing high-quality education, with focus on educator professional development, family engagement, and mental health support. Additionally, Kate has over 12 years management experience with strong emphasis on leadership and integrity. As a lifelong member of PSI CHI, she graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Psychology, and a minor in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.