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The LuchEDora


Katie Caster
l Urban Educator

Katie Caster is an urban educator and LuchEDora with over fourteen years of demonstrated experience in teaching and higher-ed. She believes in leading with her Latinidad and advancing efforts in the areas of anti-racist pedagogy, and recruitment and retention of educators of color. She has a proven history of working in public education and is well versed in Curriculum Development, Special Education, Educational Leadership, and working with English Language Learners. 


Katie is currently a K-8 educator with Boston Public Schools and for the last several years has conducted extensive research on Latina recruitment and retention in the education sector. She is also a public speaker and has led national conversations on abolitionist education and delivering the message that diversity in the teaching force is no longer an ask, but a demand. 


Katie’s strong professional history, paired with her drive for transformational change in the education sector, has made her a passionate, active advocate for helping educators and organizations dismantle white supremacy culture in Education.

As featured in...


See my other work

Kids Reading Book in Park

Latinx Issues

Watch my Latinos Leading the Way in Education Talk with the

Latinx Education Collaborative.


Diversity in Education

Read my piece in The Education Trust where I speak on the need to invest in educators of color.

HipHop in Education

Watch my talk hosted by Harvard's School of Graduate Education and HipHopEx on HipHop pedagogy.

Image by Kane Reinholdtsen


Watch my conversation with Citizen Schools where I share my reflections on coaching and mentoring students.

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