Ms. Kaitlyn Norwood
Ms. Norwood is a Band Director at Rushing Middle School, and teaches beginner trombone, euphonium, saxophone, the Concert Band 2, and the Jazz Band.
Ms. Kaitlyn Norwood is new to Prosper ISD and is thrilled to begin her teaching career as an Assistant Director at Rushing Middle School. Prior to her appointment at Rushing Middle School, she student taught in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD at Colleyville Heritage High School with Gary Barnard and Colleyville Middle School with Lauren Jones. During her time at CHHS, she took the concert band to the South Coast Music Festival in Corpus Christi and received unanimous superior ratings.
Ms. Norwood hails from Georgetown, Texas and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Christian University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. During her four years at TCU, she served as Drum Major of the TCU Horned Frog Marching Band, Trombone section leader, TCU School of Music Ambassador, and Young Band Directors of Texas TCU Representative. She was a marching technician for two years at Aledo High School and taught private lessons in Fort Worth ISD throughout college. Ms. Norwood performed in the Wind Symphony under Mr. Bobby Francis, the Symphonic Band under Mr. Brian Youngblood, the Jazz Ensemble under Mr. Joseph Carter, and the TCU Trombone Choir under Dr. David Begnoche. Her notable performances with the TCU Wind symphony include the TMEA Clinic and Convention in 2020 and the American Trombone Workshop in 2020 with the TCU Trombone Choir.
Ms. Norwood has served on staff of the TCU Band and Leadership Experience Summer Band Camp and SASi The Leadership People for the past few years. Prior to joining SASi, Ms. Norwood was a three year drum major at Georgetown High School and led the band to state in 2017. Ms. Norwood’s professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Educators, Young Band Directors of Texas, Tau Beta Sigma, Alpha Delta Pi, and Order of Omega. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Norwood enjoys traveling, eating queso, and shopping!