Karen brings a unique combination of technology and senior K-12 leadership expertise to the Search & Consulting Group.
Karen graduated from University of California with a B.A. in political science; California State University, Dominguez Hills with an M.A. in Education; and University of California, Irvine/Los Angeles with an Ed.D. in educational leadership.
She joins CS&A from ‘Iolani School in Honolulu, first serving as Dean of Studies before becoming Associate Head of School. Prior to ‘Iolani, Karen held several leadership roles in the Hood River Country School District in Hood River, Oregon, including Vice Principal and Principal. She also worked at The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, where she served as Assistant Head of School, Academic Dean, and Director of Technology. Additionally, she worked in various technology positions at Sinai Akiba Academy in Los Angeles and the Redondo Beach Unified School District in California, and has taught graduate school education classes for both Portland State University and National University in Los Angeles.
Karen’s consulting work includes serving as Curriculum Consultant for Soon Ching Ling School in Shanghai. She has also made numerous academic presentations at organizations including NAIS, CAIS, and NACAC.