Katherine B. Howard, M. A., NCSP, LPC
Licensed School Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor, Director of Support Services
Katherine B. Howard has been a school psychologist for more than 30 years in both public and private schools. She has provided training to schools across the country as well as a large number of educational associations and organizations, including the Ohio Association of Independent Schools (OAIS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).
For the past 21 years, Howard has served as the Director of Support Services and School Psychologist at Old Trail School. She also currently serves as Co-Chair on the school’s Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice Committee. Prior to her time at Old Trail, she was the Director of Child Study Center at Hawken School in Lyndhurst for 11 years and School Psychologist at Mentor Exempted Village Schools. Additionally, Howard has taught semester-long courses at Cleveland State University (Psychological Assessment) and John Carroll University (Child Development).
Howard is a licensed school psychologist and licensed professionals counselor, and maintains a private practice outside of Old Trail School. She holds a master’s degree in clinical/community psychology from Cleveland State University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Work from Ohio University.
Lauren Keller, Ed.S., NCSP, BCBA
Lauren Keller has been a school psychologist for the past nine years, having previously worked in public school and center-based programs. She also brings six years of experience as a classroom behavior therapist at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism and spent more than a year as an assistant in an integrated preschool/early intervention setting for a grant program.
While working in the public school setting, Keller became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and an Education Specialist degree from Kent State University.
Jeffrey Kramer, MA
Jeffrey Kramer has taught mathematics for more than eight years, including the previous three years instructing grade 6 students at KIPP Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. He has also taught at Life Skills, which also in Columbus, and at Advanced Math & Science Academy in Malborough, Mass.
Kramer holds a Master’s of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science in mathematics instruction from the same institution.
Christy Solis, M.ED
Christy Solis has been a member of the Old Trail community as both a parent and educator for more than 12 years. During that time, she has served as a substitute teacher and the Auxiliary and After-School Program Coordinator, and OTS Summer Camp Director. She also held the position of Preschool Teacher at Fairlawn Lutheran School for three years.
She holds a Master’s of Education in Reading Specialization and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Kent State University.
School Clinic Nurse
Professional Experiences: Over 11 years as an LPN and 4 years as a School Health Nurse
Education: Akron School of Practical Nursing
Carrie Ravine, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech and Language Pathologist
Professional Experiences: Over 9 years working as an SLP in private practice and school settings.