Fairmont Prep English teacher Jennifer Collison currently serves on the executive board of the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) and is the chairperson of the CATE 2016 Convention. Held in Costa Mesa this February, the convention will feature dozens of weekend workshops and guest speakers, hosting thousands of English teachers from across the country and providing them with tools to better serve their students. CATE is a nonprofit organization working to foster collaboration and educational knowledge among California’s English and language arts teachers.