Karen Sampson

Curriculum Specialist

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Board, the NUES Regional Curriculum Specialist provides leadership for curriculum development, staff development, in-service follow up , classroom observations, and technical assistance in the Utah core and professional learning communities for teachers, administrators, and others(community).

Educational Background:

  • Masters of Education in Curriculum and Development
    Grand Canyon University
  • B.S. in Elementary Education from Southern Utah University
  • B.S. in Special Education from Southern Utah University
  • Reading Specialist Endorsement
  • English Language Learner Endorsement
  • Minors: Reading and Psychology
    Southern Utah University
  • State of AZ: Trainer of Trainers; Training in presenting workshops and facilitating professional learning communities
  • Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS): Trained to teach and facilitate teachers who teach Reading and Writing
  • DIBELS Assessment Trained

Occupational/Industry Experience:

  • Reading Coach Granville Elementary
    Humboldt Unified School District
    Prescott Valley, AZ
  • 5th Grade Teacher Ellis Elementary
    Logan City Schools
    Logan, UT
  • Resource Teacher K-12 Ellis Elementary
    Logan City Schools
    Logan, UT
  • Special Education Teacher (SIH) Adams Elementary
    Logan City Schools
    Logan, UT

State Committees

  • State Curriculum Committee
  • State Math Committee
  • State Literacy Committee

Miscellaneous Information:

  • Training and experience in Facilitating Professional Learning Communities
  • Training and experience in Presenting Workshops and In-service Programs
  • Logan City Schools District Mentor for New Teachers for ten years
  • Lead presenter and Mentor for implementing Differentiated Instruction for HUSD
  • Cooperative Learning Expertise

Contact Info:

Cell: 435-671-2460
Office: 435-654-1921 ext 5
Email: karen@nucenter.org


Resources:

Curriculum Development
Read-Write-Think
Reading Rockets
USOE - Elem. Language Arts

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