About Katie


Educator Katie Ely is the author of Parenting with Focus, Rubric Rules: A Cleaning System for Kids, Proactive Discipline, and the creator of the Parenting with Focus Video Course.  She’s also been a freelance contributor to Focus on the Family. Katie's experience as a teacher, researcher, and mom helps her give practical, how-to advice on training children. She holds a BS and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Mississippi, respectively. Katie and her husband have two adult sons.

Learn how to get your children to clean their rooms and help around the house with Rubric Rules: A Cleaning System for Kids.A

“ Train up a child in the way he should go, 

and when he is old he will not depart from it."

Proverbs 22:6​

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