Kathryn Telford is thrilled to be joining the Cumberland team this year as the new drama teacher! She is passionate about both theater/film-making and teaching, particularly students with special needs. This will be Kathryn’s eighth year as a special education teacher. Kathryn is a local actress and producer who has appeared in over 20 different television shows and movies including The Walking Dead, Passengers, Devious Maids, and The Originals. She’s also produced several short films shot in and around the Atlanta area. She cannot wait to work with her students on stress management, emotion recognition, and social skill improvement. Kathryn assists students with problem solving , and reaching their dreams all through the magic of theater arts! Kathryn graduated with honors from Georgia College and State University with a degree in Middle Grades Education in 2009. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgia State University with a master’s degree in Educational leadership. When not teaching or acting, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family, friends, and her dog, Red.