Courses by Instructor



Kathleen Daugherty


Auburn, California, United States

  • Charter School Oversight 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021,2022
  • Charter School Legal Updates: AB 1505 (Renewals,etc) and AB 167 (Independent Study) 2020, 2021
  • EPICENTER (Training and administrative coach)
  • Brown Act and Conflict of Interest 2014,2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Benchmark Education Trainer of Trainers 2017
  • Pivot Learning: Visionary School District Leadership 2011,2012,2013,2014, 2015
  • ACSA Innovative Technology Academy September 2014-May 2016
  • FCMAT Charter School Oversight 2014, 2015
  • Master of Arts: Instructional Design and Technology Integration- WGU June 2004
  • California Standard Elementary Credential, Cal State, Sonoma, June 1972.
  • B.A. Psychology and English, California State University, Sonoma, June 1971.


  • Founder, Managing Partner (Momni Cafe, LLC Charters, Coaching, Consulting)
  • Superintendent (Newcastle Elementary School District)
  • Superintendent (Placer County Administrator)
  • Principal (NVUSD)

Kathleen Daugherty is a retired superintendent with over 37 years of experience in educational administration at all levels and 48 years of overall experience in education. She brings a background in charter school development, charter school oversight, monitoring and leadership, working with underperforming schools, school site leadership, public relations, and community involvement through membership and leadership in the International Lions Clubs, the National Cancer Society, the International Soroptimist Club, and local non-profit organizations. Kathleen firmly believes that it “Takes a Village” and involves the community to support the schools. In 2009 she was named the Superintendent/Principal of the year for California by the Association of California School Administrators. She also received the key to the City of Napa in 1999 for her work with the city as part of Leadership Napa Valley; was named the Citizen of the Year by the Newcastle Community Association; was named Lion of the Year by District 4C-5; and received the Leadership Award from the Newcastle Business Association. Her unique background and experiences cover district and charter organizations, school site leadership, instructional technology, PBL and 21st Century learning, and organizational management/Board development. She continues to mentor candidates for their Administrative Credentials and is currently serving as a consultant to both charter schools and authorizers

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