Kaitlin Young is the 2017 Piscataquis County Teacher of the Year. She began her teaching career in 2010 at SeDoMoCha Elementary School in Dover-Foxcroft, ME. For the last seven years she has held a variety of music education positions within the district teaching students in pre kindergarten through twelfth grade. Currently she teaches general music to students in prekindergarten through fourth grade and choral music to students in fifth through eighth grade. Beyond the RSU #68 school district Kaitlin has worked with the Center Theatre as a music director for several student and adult musical productions. Kaitlin participates in several community music ensembles including a contemporary a cappella group and a steel pan band.
Kaitlin is a member of several professional organizations including the Maine Education Association, National Association for Music Educators, and the American Choral Directors Association. Kaitlin graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Maine at Orono with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education in 2010. Kaitlin completed her Master’s Degree in Music Education with a concentration in Kodaly Pedagogy at The Hartt School in Hartford, CT in 2017. Kaitlin enjoys spending her free time at her camp with her husband Bob, cat Zoe, and dog Gabby.