Kaitlyn grew up in Las Vegas, Nev. and moved to Reno, Nev. to continue her education and be closer to her family. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a bachelor's degree in elementary education specializing in English language acquisition and development. When Kailyn finished her internship with Sierra Nevada Journeys, and absolutely fell in love with the program. Science was one her favorite subjects growing up, but she wasn't as confident in teaching it to the next generation. Sierra Nevada Journeys gave her the confidence and expertise to teach all levels of science. Instead of pursuing a career in the traditional school environment, she is now a Part-Time Educator with Sierra Nevada Journeys.
When not teaching, she enjoys reading fantasy and romance novels and watching crime dramas. Kaitlyn is getting ready to be a two-time aunt with the addition of a new niece or nephew with her already one-year old nephew. She is the mother of a beautiful female tuxedo cat named Jackie Chan.