Karin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gettysburg College and a Master of Education degree from Trinity College. This is Karin’s thirteenth year at CDS. Karin came to us with 11 years of experience in a variety of public elementary school classrooms, including Albemarle County Public Schools and Fairfax County Public Schools. While teaching in New England, she was the city of Worcester’s nominee as Arts Educator of the Year for Massachusetts. In addition to teaching, Karin enjoys co-directing the CDS Theater Program. Karin has a gift for reaching children and is passionate about her profession. Karin has taught almost every grade level and is excited to return to CDS as a Third/Fourth Grade teacher this year! Karin has two daughters, Ella (CDS Alum) and Izzy (CDS Eighth Grader).