Katie Mote, JD

Katie Mote

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer


Indianapolis, IN


Maurer School of Law, Indiana University – Bloomington (JD)

Indiana University – Bloomington (BA)

Path to PLTW

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Community College Criminal Justice Faculty Member and Program Chair, Community College Campus President, Chancellor, and Vice President of Operations.

As PLTW’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Katie supports daily operations and leads PLTW’s functions in strategic operations, organizational strategy and performance management, and innovation. Katie previously served as Vice President of Partnerships, Colleges and Universities, where she led national partnership strategy to engage colleges, universities, and other higher education leaders to expand post-secondary access and currency for PLTW students.

In addition to her work at PLTW, Katie serves on the Indiana State Board of Education as Vice Chair. In July 2017, Mote was appointed to the Indiana State Board of Education by Governor Eric Holcomb who, in July 2020, re-appointed her to the Board for her second term of service. Katie also serves on the Sagamore Institute Board of Trustees. The Sagamore Institute is a nonpartisan public policy think tank rooted in the Heartland of Indiana with a national influence and a global reach.

Mote holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University Bloomington (Maurer School of Law). She is married with two children and resides with her family in Madison, Indiana.