Karen’s position is the culmination of over 30 years experience in the field of Education. She completed her training in Montessori School Supervision at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education in New York to add to her other credentials. She currently has a B.A. in Early Childhood Education, Graduate work in Human Development and a Maryland and Pennsylvania State Teacher Certification. She earned the Pennsylvania Director Credential from Penn State University.
Since moving to Lancaster from Southern California in 1994, where she taught in a Progressive Day School, Karen has taught preschool, successfully served as a school administrator and developed programs for parents and children. Karen works well with parents, teachers and children and is committed to overseeing the positive growth of the Montessori Academy.
Karen and her husband David have two sons. Jeremy graduated from Penn State University and is the founder of “Box Out Productions”, bringing bullying prevention assemblies and workshops to schools nationwide. Robby, also a graduate of Penn State University, works at Armstrong World Industries.
In her leisure time Karen enjoys reading, knitting, theatre, attending auctions and shopping occasionally!!