Picture of Katherine Blum
Generalist Counselor

Katherine "Kat" has lived in Grover Beach for since 1995. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of California, Davis. While at UCD, Kat was a student athlete as a member of both the swim and water polo teams. After graduating, Kat coached swimming and water polo, as well as, substitute taught in the Fairfield-Susiun Unified School District for two years. Once she got a taste of the educational system, she wanted to contribute more. She moved to San Luis Obispo County where she earned her Masters of Art and PPS credential from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Kat has worked as a substitute teacher, counselor and water polo coach for the Lucia Mar Unified School District. In 2001 Kat had her first child, Hannah at which time Katherine decided to go back to working part time as a counselor at Cuesta. In 2003 she welcomed her second child, Ethan. Kat has been a counselor at Cuesta since 1997 and most recently she transitioned to a generalist counselor.

Educational Background:
B.S. Psychology, University of California, Davis
MA Education, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
PPS Credential, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Office location: Building 3100, room 3106