Karen Thiel

Lead Quality Navigator

Karen Thiel

Karen joined the Council in 2019 as a Quality Navigator. Karen has been dedicated to working with families and young children for many years, most recently conducting observations using the Environmental Rating Scales and CLASS, and previously as a Kindergarten and Preschool teacher. Karen has a B.A. and M.A. in Sociology with an emphasis on Women and Economic Development.

In her time off, Karen enjoys spending time with family, riding her horse, helping friends work cattle, and gardening.

Karen is bilingual – Spanish.