• B.A. University of San Francisco
• CRED San Francisco State University
Karen loves teaching Kindergarten at Saklan and uses her student’s innate abilities to be creative, compassionate and courageous as the foundation for the Kindergarten curriculum. A fourth generation San Franciscan, Karen has a BA in Psychology from the University of San Francisco and an Elementary Education credential from San Francisco State University. She began her career teaching Kindergarten for ten years in San Francisco and Menlo Park. For the next 15 years, Karen was very busy raising her three children. In 2005, Karen decided to return to teaching and began teaching Pre-Kindergarten at Saklan. In 2009, Karen became the Director of Saklan’s Early Childhood program while continuing to teach Pre-Kindergarten. In 2018, she became the Kindergarten teacher. Karen enjoys being with her family and reading.