Katherine Schantz, Ed.M., has served as the Head of School at Lab School of Washington since 2009. Ms. Schantz has 30 years of experience in the field of Learning Disabilities and ADHD. She has taught at all educational levels — from public schools, to specialized independent schools for students who learn differently, to the university level. Her research and experience have focused on high school students with specific learning disabilities and ADHD, including defining learning disabilities, assessment and intervention in both the classroom and clinical settings. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Kalamazoo College and a Master's Degree of Education in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University.