Kaitlyn Nykwest

Afterschool & Enrichment Director

Kaitlyn Nykwest, HCEF’s Afterschool & Enrichment Director, works with educators and housing agency staff to advance the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Kaitlyn is a K-6 certified teacher and has received the Be There Award from the United Way as well as the Linda A. Dickerson Award. Kaitlyn holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a certificate in Children’s Literature from the University of Pittsburgh. In her spare time she enjoys reading, exploring nature, and photography and filmmaking.