Karen Jefferson Biography

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Karen Jefferson is a veteran educator with over 15 years of experience. She earned a B.A. degree in Political Science with a certificate in Ethnic Studies from Florida Atlantic University and completed her graduate studies at Lynn University.  

Karen currently serves as the Instructional Specialist for the Office of African, African American, Latino, Holocaust, and Gender Studies within the School District of Palm Beach County. In this capacity, her work entails designing culturally responsive curriculum and professional development with a focus on pedagogical strategies for Black student engagement. A critical aspect of her work is ensuring that schools provide environments that reflects, validates, and normalizes the perspectives of Black students.

The School District of Palm Beach County