Karen leads the Teach to One partnerships team to develop and maximize existing client relationships, and establishes new partnerships that connect achievement concerns of schools and districts with innovative service and program solutions. Karen began her career as an elementary school teacher in Southern California before pursuing educational administration. After nearly a decade as an elementary school and middle school principal, Karen pivoted to a leadership role as a Chief Development Officer focused on leading growth strategies for K12 education organizations. She has served on several national education boards, including The Colorado Education Initiative where she served as a founding trustee for twelve years (2008 – 2020). Karen earned her bachelors and doctoral degree from the University of Southern California.
Vice President of Partnerships