Kathy Sestak

Lead Teacher, Kindergarten

Teacher at GPS since 2008

23 Years of Teaching Experience

Kindergarten is Mrs. Sestak’s favorite grade to teach! She came to Golden Pond School with extensive teaching experience in both the public and private school systems in Clark County, Nevada, Sullivan County, Tennessee, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties in VA.  Mrs. Sestak has taught Preschool, Junior Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First and Fifth grades and is endorsed to teach preschool – Eighth Grade. Continuing education classes help Mrs. Sestak stay current on academic advancements.

“I whole-heartedly embrace the Golden Pond School Philosophy and love witnessing each child’s individual growth throughout each year as they develop a lifelong love of learning.”

Bachelor of Science

  • Major: Early and Middle Education
    Radford University, VA


  • Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA)
    – 2013: Conference presenter, “How to Teach Reading using the Power of Song”
    – 2014, 2015: Lead conference presenter, “Powerful, Practical Strategies to Inject Fun into Reading Lessons”