“Families First is committed to meeting parents where they are and empowering parents to support their children’s growth. I’m excited to work with an organization that values and uplifts parents’ voices.”
Karen joined Families First in September 2018. Before joining Families First, she worked as a Research Assistant at the Center for Social Development and Education, where she evaluated a school-based Special Olympics program dedicated to promoting social inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities.
As the Evaluation & Database Manager, Karen manages Families First’s day-to-day evaluation efforts and program database. Karen hopes to use evaluation and data to streamline processes, inform continuous improvement, and demonstrate the impact of Families First’s programs.
Karen holds a B.A. in Psychology from Denison University and an M.A. in Educational Psychology from Ball State University.
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