World Corrosion Organization

Dr. Kathryn De Lawter, UN Representative

Dr. Kathryn De Lawter, UN Representative

De Lawter

Dr. Kathryn  De Lawter is a Teacher Educator on the faculty of the School of Education at Pace University, New York City Campus. Her Ed.D. ad M.A. degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University are in Curriculum and Teaching: Theory and Design. She is currently challenging career changers entering Teaching to focus on Language, Meaning and the Development of Global Perspectives. Having taught internationally and in urban settings, Dr. De Lawter values integrating the teaching of the Sciences and the Social Sciences. She recognizes that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) offer a viable framework for this integration. As mentor to first and second year middle and high school Science Teachers in the New York City Teaching Fellows Program, she encourages young people and adults to think locally and globally as citizens who can work for peace, human rights, and the common good. Active on the Committee On Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN), she is Chair of the CTAUN Advisory Council. Formally, a United Nations (U.N.) Representative for Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honor Society in Education, she now comes to the World Corrosion Society to represent and promote awareness of its initiatives at the U.N. and among its constituencies.