Kate Mattern has taught high school life science for 13 years in Anaconda. Kate received her undergraduate degree in Secondary Education with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 2001 from the University of Montana Western, and her Masters in Interdisciplinary Science in Microbiology from Montana Tech in 2011. She holds a CTE license in Health Sciences as well as a certificate in Environmental Health from the University of Montana. Kate teaches General Biology, Advanced Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Health Occupations, as well as a dual enrollment biology course through Highlands College. Kate has been the HOSA- Future Health Professions advisor for Anaconda high school students since 2011.