Dr. Kathy Koch

Dr. Kathy Koch

Dr. Kathy Koch (cook), the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., is one of the most popular speakers at our regional GHC Homeschool Conventions. Once you hear her speak, you will understand why!

Dr. Kathy is an internationally celebrated speaker who has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in about 25 countries through keynote messages, workshops, seminars, assemblies, and other events. Her practical, relevant, results-oriented concepts and engaging, honoring, and humorous speaking style draw enthusiastic reviews from children, teens, parents, and educators. They leave her events armed with new beliefs, attitudes, practical tools, and increased hope to make appropriate changes, establish healthy relationships, and increase success in family, life, and school.

Dr. Kathy is also an author for Moody Publishing. Her newest book, coauthored with Jill Savage, No More Perfect Kids: Love Your Kids For Who They Are, will help parents understand why they must get to know their children to parent them wisely. The encouraging truths and practical ideas will help them do that and increase their desire to parent with grace. How Am I Smart? A Parent’s Guide to Multiple Intelligences helps parents and teachers better understand their children’s and students’ learning strengths. Finding Authentic Hope and Wholeness: 5 Questions That Will Change Your Lifeprovides a solution-focused, enriching approach to real problems.

Dr. Kathy earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University. She was a tenured associate professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, a teacher of second graders, a middle school coach, and a school board member prior to becoming a full-time conference and keynote speaker in 1991.