Kathy Abelanet is honored and humbled to have been with The Center for Home Education since
2006. Throughout the past 32 years of her career, she has taught in private and public
institutions. Her teaching philosophy is that every student has been given a purpose and a
message from God; her goal is to help each child realize their God-given potential.
She has a B.S. in Secondary Education with teaching fields in English and Spanish, an M.S. in English,
and is currently pursuing her PhD. She has taught English, Spanish, reader’s theatre, Spanish
reader’s theatre, rhetoric, composition, literature, Shakespeare, and play writing. Her Spanish
reader’s theatre performed at the Watauga Public Library and the North Richland Hills Library
over several years. At the Cottage Theatre, she produced Six Men and a Room, The Empty Seat,
Bunker Down, the trial scene from Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Grandmaster, A
Shakespeare Medley, and several reader’s theatre productions. She has also successfully coached
the Center’s students in competitions at the University of Dallas’ annual Shakespeare monologue
competition from 2017-2019 with her students winning back to back second place awards. She
currently teaches at the Center as well as the University of Texas at Arlington.