Katy Lichon


Katy Walter Lichon serves as the Director for the English as a New Language (ENL) Program and Catholic School Advantage and is a faculty member with ACE Teaching Fellows. Lichon received her B.B.A. in marketing and management from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, and her Ph.D. in Educational Philosophy from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Lichon has taught in Atlanta, Chicago, and Santiago, Chile. She is passionate about linguistics, language acquisition, the role of maternal speech, and ensuing the English language learners thrive in our Catholic schools. She believes that educators are pivotal in forming a school environment where ELLs and their families are honored as assets in the school community. She resides in South Bend, Indiana with her husband and two children.

IEI Fellows

Ph.D. Educational Philosophy, Southern Methodist University

M.Ed., University of Notre Dame

B.B.A. Marketing and Management, Baylor University

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