Katherine Traci Friel is currently serving her 15th year at Hoosick Falls Central School. She began her career at St. Mary’s academy where she taught second grade. She started at Hoosick Falls Elementrary School as a sixth grade teacher, and now teaches sixth grade math.
Ms. Friel received her undergraduate degree in English from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. While at Hartwick she played field hockey for four years. She then graduated from Mass Collge of Liberal Arts with a Masters of Education.
In her free time she works with K-Kids (part of Kiwanis) teaching them leadership skills. She has coached field hockey before working for HFCS, and every year since she stated.
Traci enjoys spending time with her three kids, who all attend Hoosick Falls Central School. She enjoys taking walks and being outdoors. She is an avid fan of Panther sports and attends nearly all of the games and events. She likes to travel to the ocean as often as possible.
She lives with her husband and family in Hoosick Falls. She is also a Hoosick Falls native and she loves that she knows all of the families. She is proud to see them grow and who they become as adutls.