Karen Engle, Ed.D. has over twenty-five years of public-school administration experience. As the Secondary Assistant Superintendent in Clear Creek ISD, she supervised eighteen intermediate and high school principals and campuses during the COVID pandemic. She facilitated the development and implementation of unique processes designed to cope with the pandemic. Prior to that, she served as a 6A high school principal on two campuses and was responsible for opening one campus and overseeing a $98 million dollar campus rebuild on a second campus. She has served as principal of a small, academically at-risk 7th – 12th grade school and was a principal on two elementary campuses. She has combined teaching and administrative experience in four school districts at all grade levels. Karen has an ongoing passion for supporting the growth and development of school leaders and believes that investing in school leaders has a direct and positive impact on student success.

Karen received her Bachelors Degree in Education from Baylor University, her Masters Degree from University of Houston-Clear Lake and her Doctor of Education degree from Bethel University. Her doctoral dissertation topic reflects her belief in the connection between school leadership and student success: “Principal Competency and Student Academic Success: A study of High School Principals in Texas.”