Areas of Expertise
Prior to retiring in March 2020, Kathe was the PI for the Northwest ADA Center grant as well as the Director of the Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation.
Relevant Experience and Education
Kathe has a doctorate in Rehabilitation Counselor Education from Michigan State University and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). She has worked in the field of rehabilitation for over thirty years in Idaho, Alaska, and Washington in a variety of roles.
Dr. Kathe Matrone, CCER Director, retired from a long career in Vocational Rehabilitation on March 31, 2020. She has served as a counselor, VR agency training director, researcher, continuing education program director, and professor, as well as a mentor to many. We have all benefitted from, and appreciated her intelligence, vision, and commitment to the field, as well as her thoughtful kindness. Kathe has been the heart of CCER for over fifteen years and we will really miss her! We know that many of you want to congratulate her, and wish her well.