Karren (aka KP) recently retired from the WA Department of Education,
after a 38 year career as a leader of school and curriculum improvement. Karren was the substantive manager of the
Literacy and Numeracy branch of Statewide Services, which is responsible for
the state-wide delivery of services and support to schools and networks to
improve literacy, numeracy and related curriculum outcomes for all students. Prior
to her employment as a public servant, Karren spent 30 years in schools and
classrooms as a passionate teacher of English and Literature.
Since joining Beilby Downing Teal in 2018, Karren has specialised in
the provision of recruitment support services to the WA Department of Education
and has developed a good understanding of public sector regulatory
framework and applicable Employment Standards.