Katie Kaminski

Happy Hands Teacher

Since 2017

Katie Kaminski graduated from University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and went on to earn a Graduate Degree from Governors’ State University. Katie spent 11 years as a fourth-grade teacher in Orland School District 135.  This is her fourth year as a classroom teacher and was a loving substitute at Happy Hands for 3 years prior.  Katie has lived in Lemont for the past 17 years with her husband and four children, who attended Happy Hands. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, and traveling to new places.


“My goal as a preschool teacher is to create positive learning environment where children can gain academic knowledge, improve social skills, and grow as individuals.”