Austin Public Schools announce hiring of new Activities Director

Austin Public Schools have announced the hiring of Katie Raso Carter as the district’s new Activities Director.

Carter is a graduate of Austin High School, where she was a three-sport athlete competing in Volleyball, Basketball, and Golf. She was also highly involved in school clubs and activities including Orchestra, Choir, and NHS.

Carter earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls in addition to a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning and a K-12 Principal license from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She has worked in Physical Education in the South Washington County School district since 2001 both in the classroom and as a coordinator. She has also been a board member for multiple athletic and physical education organizations.

Carter will be taking over for outgoing Activities Director Lisa Quednow, who recently took a leadership position with the Minnesota State High School League.