Karen’s expertise in education spans over twenty-three years, with a bonus of nineteen years in educational publishing, product development. Starting her career in 1997, Karen taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Science as a middle school and high school teacher. After working as a Technology Instructor for CompUSA, Karen was hired by Harcourt School Publishers as a Content Technologist. Promoted to Senior Content Technologist in 2006, Karen managed the development of new digital and print components while collaborating with vendors throughout the development process to guarantee product quality. Over her tenure at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 2008 to 2016, Karen became a Senior Learning Designer where she worked with product owners and development teams to define design visions for digital learning products. Karen joined Six Red Marbles in 2016 as a Senior Curriculum Specialist.
Milestone highlights in Karen’s career include these items:
In 2007, Karen graduated from the University of Central Florida with an MA in Instructional Technology after earning her BS in Mathematics and her BA in Education in 1997 from Fairmont State College. She is also certified in Professional Development e-Learning, a Microsoft Certified Professional, a Microsoft Office User Specialist and CompTIA Network+ certified.