Dr. Karen Garrison
(Term Expires December 31, 2021)
Dr. Karen Garrison has resided in Washington Township for 30 years with her husband, Louis, and her two children, Sean and Siobhan, who attended Birches Elementary School, Orchard Valley Midlde School, and WTHS.
Karen received her Master’s in Learning Disabilities Teacher/Consultant (LDT/C) and her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Rowan University. Karen has certifications in: early childhood, K-8, special education, principal, and superintendent. She taught over 34 years in the Washington Township and Haddonfield School Districts. As a teacher, Karen taught early childhood through eighth grade (BSI, regular and special ed) and supervised student newspapers and music/drama clubs, while composing new report cards and writing curriculum for various subject areas and grade levels. Karen has served our town as a mediator for the Community Dispute Resolution Committee. Likewise, Karen serves on Mayor Gattinelli’s Sustainability Committee, and, as a member of Wedgwood Women’s Club, Karen participates in community projects and fundraisers for charitable causes.
Karen is honored to serve WTPS and our community as a board member. She looks forward to focusing her efforts on student achievement and educational opportunities for Washigton Township's school children.Karen may be reached by email at KGarrison@boe.wtps.org