Katy Turnbaugh - Sustainability Education

Katy Turnbaugh

Sustainability Education

Born in Texas and raised in eastern Oklahoma, Katy Turnbaugh comes to Thaden after six years at Eureka Springs High School. A recipient of many honors and awards, including the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Fellowship and a research grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, Ms. Turnbaugh earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in secondary education from the University of Arkansas. Before discovering her passion for teaching, she worked for 10 years as a chemical and pipeline engineer in the field with Conoco.