Mrs. Katan received her teaching diploma from the Hebrew Teachers Seminar at J.S.U.P. (Jewish Students University Program) in South Africa. While studying to obtain her degree, she taught at Norwood Primary School for two years.Mrs. Katan taught at Carmel School Pretoria in South Africa, as well as the King David Schools in Johannesburg.
Mrs. Katan joined Stephen S. Wise Temple Elementary School in 1997 and has taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and Fifth Grade.
Mrs. Katan has a deep connection to Israel, having lived there as a child, and enjoys sharing this connection with her students. She loves teaching because it enables her to work with children and spark their interest in Judaism and the Hebrew language.