Karen "Dr. K." Griffen Academic & Educational Leadership and Professional Background

MTSS Coordinator
Aurora Public Schools

2021 to present

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Instructional Coach
Cherry Creek School District

2018 to 2021

 

As the instructional coach, I was responsible for the facilitation of professional learning communities and the instructional development of school personnel to meet the needs of our diverse population of learners academically, emotionally and socially. Our professional development design maintained an interdisciplinary focus on the daily implementation of Cognitive, Behavioral and Affective engagement strategies that lead to authentic learning experiences for each individually unique student. By embedding all three types of engagement strategies, we targeted the whole learner in every activity and interaction so that knowledge and learning were transferable to multiple contexts and situations.

Assistant Principal
Harrison School District Two

2014 - 2017

Supported the principal's vision and the day to day management and assignments
Supervised and evaluated staff duty assignments, instruction and student management
Participated and facilitated parent and staff committees
Provided instructional feedback to staff
Served as DSAC and SAC representative for district, state and federal assessments
Facilitated continual improvement process via student and campus data
Designed and scheduled profession and staff development supporting campus and district initiatives
Evaluated and supervised campus RtI
Monitored and evaluated special populations
Served as Summer School principal
Presenter of Guest Teacher Orientation for Harrison District Two

Teacher/Academic Interventionist
Aldine Independent School District

 2012 to May 2014

Developed student academic and extra-curricular activities
Organized and implemented Extended Day and Year Programs
Monitored campus intervention programs and initiatives
Evaluated and supervised campus RtI and EIT processes
Served as the district RtI representative
Team Member of Campus Performance Data Analysis Intervention