Santiago, Kathee

Name: Santiago, Kathee
Position: Elementary Principal
Phone: 517-547-6910

I joined Addison Elementary School in 2004 where I taught computers for 13 years before being named principal.

I have been involved with many different aspects of Addison Schools as I have been the Elementary Student Council Advisor, High School National Honor Society Advisor, Key Club Advisor, SADD Advisor, High School Class Advisor, Addison Mid/High School Parents and Teachers (AMHPS), Honor Guard Advisor, Yearbook Advisor, Coding Club Advisor, Robotics Advisor as well as the Addison in the Morning News crew advisor.

I am retired from the Army. I served 20 years active duty of which I traveled all over the world. I have earned an Associates Degree in Technology, Bachelors Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Education Leadership (Certified as an Administrator). I have been nominated and selected the Veteran of the Year (2010) as well as the American Legion Teacher of the Year (2015).

I have been married to my husband Robert for 33 years and we have two daughters, Katrina and Wendy.  We also have one granddaughter Emmalynn.  

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”       -Eleanor Roosevelt