Kaitlyn Hornblower

Occupational Therapist

How many years have you worked at Oak Grove?

2021 was my first year teaching at Oak Grove.

Why do you work at Oak Grove?

Oak grove is an inspiring, beautiful and nurturing place to be for students, parents and teachers alike.

A quote that inspires your approach to your job.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou

Where is your special spot on campus?

I’m looking forward to finding it.

Coffee or Tea?


What makes an Oak Grove education unique?

To be educated at Oak Grove is to be allowed the opportunity to grow as a learner, a friend, and a community member in equal measures.

How do we prepare students for their life ahead?

Children are seen, heard and valued at Oak Grove. They will carry that with them as they move through the world ahead.

What outdoor experience has been most impactful for you?

I can’t pick just one. The outdoors has always been a source of connection, balance and strength for me. I love hiking, surfing, rafting, picnicking or just sitting under a tree.

The best live music performance/concert you ever attended is …

Modest Mouse at Bumbershoot in maybe 1999?

Name something that nobody knows about you.

I could get lost in a cardboard box. My sense of direction is remarkably lacking.