Dr. Keating has worked in education for over three decades as a teacher, school administrator, and most recently as a senior international education consultant. In September 2006, Dr. Keating helped launch the Stanford Online High School, and served as the Head of School for the first five years. Prior to launching the Stanford OHS, Dr. Keating served as Principal/Superintendent of Pacific Collegiate Charter School, the top performing college preparatory charter school in California and the nation (in 2005). Dr. Keating also served as a Director for The Silicon Valley K-12 Education Foundation, a philanthropic fund dedicated to supporting high leverage interventions targeted at improving student achievement in public schools. She has presented nationally on topics including leadership, philanthropy in education, online and blended learning, and the 21st Century Classroom. Dr. Keating graduated from the University of California at Irvine with degrees in Chemistry and Biology. She also holds a M.S. in School Management and Administration and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Administration and Policy from Pepperdine University.
In her spare time Dr. Keating enjoys running, hiking, Crossfit, painting and spending time at her cabin in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.