Katherine Tkaczyk

Position: Program Operations Manager

Katherine Tkaczyk joins the BUILD team to serve as Program Operations Manager for the National Shared Services team. Katherine is an experienced educator who has worked with adolescents in various settings―including as a high school English teacher in Dover, NH, and as a hospital teacher, supporting teens receiving mental health treatment in Southeastern PA. Most recently, Katherine served as project coordinator, maintaining training and development operations with the Penn Center for Community Health Workers in Philadelphia, PA. She is passionate about supporting the holistic needs of learners, discovering how to best utilize technology to improve learning, and centering equitable practices.

Katherine attended the University of New Hampshire, where she earned a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Teaching Secondary English Education. She now lives in Philadelphia, PA with her partner, Nick, and her sweet ol’ cat, Kitty. In her free time, she enjoys taking long bike rides, exploring new food and places, and spending time in nature.



1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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