Dr. Katie Krumpe is the new Assistant Superintendent for the Culver City Unified School District. Dr.Krumpe comes to Culver City from the Torrance Unified School District.
According to a biography distributed by CCUSD, Dr. Krumpe began teaching in the Los Angeles Unified School District in 1986 as a high school biology teacher at both Locke and Garfield High School. She later moved to Torrance Unified, taught science, wrote curriculum, and worked with the California Department of Education and piloted new state programs. She became a High School Assistant principal and then Director of State and Federal Projects.
Dr. Krumpe also served as Principal of Edison Elementary School, Assistant Principal at Torrance High School, Mentor Teacher, Department Chair and Science Teacher.
She is currently an adjunct Professor at University of Southern California and a guest lecturer at Loyola Marymount University Master's in Administrative Leadership Program as well as a guest speaker at Loyola Marymount University Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice. She was also a presenter at the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Curriculum and Development Academy-Categorical Programs with an emphasis in monitoring and accountability as well as a Co-presenter for ACSA for mathematics and science curriculum development emphasizing the common core math practice and next generation science standards.
With a Doctorate from LMU in Educational Leadership for Social Justice, and a Master of Arts Degree from CSU, Dominguez Hills, Dr. Krumpe was named District Office Employee of the Year in 2008, 2010 and 2011. She was honored with the title of Elementary Principal of the Year for two years in a row in 2005 and 2006 and she was Administrator of the year in 2009.