My name is Kate Birbilis, and I am a longtime special educator. I have always believed that all kids can learn and grow with the right supports, and my passion is to create and...
I have found my home here in the Bayview. While this historically significant neighborhood is under siege due to gentrification and the pressure of skyrocketing rents, the students I see every day at KIPP SF College Prep inspire me with their love, support, and dedication to learning.
I could tell that something was different at KIPP Excelencia from the moment I arrived. Not only did the teachers believe in the academic potential of every student, but they also created a culture of love and support that made it unique.