Kathryn B. GrothKathryn B. Groth

Kathryn B. Groth was appointed to the Board of Education in May 2004, elected to a four-year term December 2004-08 and re-elected to four-year terms December 2008-12 and 2012-16. She was Board president December 2006-07 and 2009-10 and vice president December 2005-06 and December 2013-14.
Ms. Groth is the BOE legislative representative and has served as president of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education.

Employed with FCPS for 10 years as a speech and language pathologist, Ms. Groth has also worked as speech pathologist for the FMH Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center and the Maryland School for the Deaf. She has consulted for Citizens Nursing Home, Homewood Retirement Center, Home Call, Inc., Seton Center, Therapeutic Pre-School and FMH Home Care. From 1970-2001 she was a speech pathologist in private practice. She has also worked as an FCPS substitute teacher.

Ms. Groth's professional and civic affiliations include PTA/PTSA leadership, service on the Scott Key Center and Eastview Community Association boards of directors, affiliation with Advocates for Academic and Creative Excellence as a founding member, Frederick County Council for Exceptional Children charter member and capital campaign chair for Church of the Transfiguration.

She earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Maryland. Her daughter and son are graduates of Frederick High.
Last Modified on December 3, 2014