Katherine (Kay) Volk, EdD Leadership Coach, CUEL Developer (Continuous Improvement and Leader Development). Ms. Katherine Volk is a contributor to several CUEL continuous improvement and leader development projects and she has contributed to several past CUEL development projects. She coaches and teaches in the EdD program in the Department of Educational Policy Studies. In this role, she works with all aspects of the coaching supports offered by the Urban Education Leadership Program. Kay is a former principal, area instruction officer, and chief officer of teaching and learning for the Chicago Public Schools. She also served as the Director of Teaching and Learning for the Cristo Rey Network.