Kate Sherwood was an unforgettable and real life hero with a smile that felt like sunshine and made everything brighter. Whether you met her once or you had the distinct honor of knowing her for a lifetime, Kate treated everyone with love, compassion and kindness. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, educator, mentor, dog lover and true friend to many. A lifelong learner, with 2 master's degrees and a doctorate in the works, Kate focused her career on building trauma-informed schools and passionately advocated for students who dealt with adversity in their lives. Kate’s life was cut short when she passed away unexpectedly in February of 2021. Sadly, Kate was unable to finish the important work to which she was so dedicated.