Kathy Fries is the Education Director at Glickman Academy in Portland. We appreciate all of the skills and experience that Kathy brings to her role here at Spurwink! Take a little time and learn more about Kathy.
When I’m not volunteering/working at Spurwink, I’m: Refinishing or painting furniture.
Spurwink program that I connect with most deeply: Day Treatment because children with emotional disabilities can learn when they have the skills to understand and manage their emotional needs.
Why behavioral health matters to me: Good mental health leads to happier lives.
My favorite way to destress: Play with grand-kids!
Words to live by: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
Most interesting thing I’ve read recently: Our school census (Yes, I know: “Get a life!”)
The music I jam to alone in the car is: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Max Richter or Pearl Jam (opposite ends of the spectrum?)
Favorite ice cream: It’s not humanly possible to pick just ONE
Recent Netflix obsession: A Series of Unfortunate Events – I love the use of language, the quirky characters, and the children’s solutions to unfortunate circumstances!
Sweet or salty: Both…with chocolate!
Mountains or beach Any place in Maine is just fine!