Karen is originally from Dunedin, New Zealand and has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Her love of travel has led to working adventures in the United States, Australia, England, Japan, China most recently Malaysia.
Karen, her husband Nick and nine-year-old daughter Rilee arrived in Penang in August 2020. This is Karen’s second year as a Year 3 classroom teacher at SCIPS. She is very much looking forward to starting the new school year.
Outside of school, Karen enjoys mountain biking, baking and spending time with her family.