Our Staff

Katie Lazdowski

Program Director

Katie began her work with ITD as a consultant before beginning full time in 2019. She oversees programming for all of ITD’s work, from civic engagement with Moroccan professionals, to pedagogy with global educators, to leadership with youth programs. Katie designs and implements curricula, training, logistical management, and program evaluation. She draws on over two decades of international education, training, and consultancy experience. After teaching French to middle and high school students for multiple years, she and her husband moved to Mali where they served in the Peace Corps. Katie holds a PhD in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies from the University of Massachusetts, and a master’s degree in teaching foreign languages from Simmons College. Katie enjoys running, time with her family, and baking.