Phone: (513) 518-4650

Karla has more than 35 years of experience in the PK-12 school setting.  She spent each day focused on making decisions that were in the best interest of students.  Karla started her career as an elementary teacher and later served in various building and district administrative roles.   She has supervised and worked as a leader in many different departments including human resources, curriculum, special education, Federal programs/grants, leadership development, EMIS, and others.

During her career, Karla successfully assisted with onsite reviews/audits of federal programs, compliance procedures, facilitated employee discipline matters, assisted with policy development and reviews, provided professional development training to certified and classified staff members, completed evaluations of building level administrators and executive management team members, and oversaw all areas related to employment. Her previous experience also includes serving as a designated compliance officer for staff and facilitating the Local Professional Development Committee and mentoring programs. 

Karla holds active Ohio licensure in the following areas: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Administrative Specialist – Instructional Services, Elementary Principal, and Elementary Teacher. She has participated in training to help assess the potential talent of employment candidates.  In addition, Karla is a credentialed evaluator for both Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES 2.0) and Ohio Principal Evaluation System (OPES 2.0). 

Karla enjoys being a problem solver and collaborating with her educational colleagues to establish practices and processes that support staff, students, families, and community members.