Karen Lutz – Sandowne Elementary
Karen brings 17 plus years working with children and their families, to her StrongStart position at Sandowne Elementary School.
Karen's early childhood experience has been in numerous capacities including teaching preschool, operating her own preschool facility for 10 years, supporting children with developmental delays as an educational assistant, instructing musical and movement classes, baby sign language classes and implementing parenting workshops. Karen has also worked with high risk youth during their most vulnerable times giving her a unique insight to the importance of quality early learning during the 'play years'.
Karen comes to her StrongStart position with a keen interest in developing relationships with her StrongStart families as an educator, parent and a facilitator building a connected community.
Karen enjoys spending time with her daughters exploring the outdoors, geocaching, kayaking, making crafts and being involved in Girl Guides together. Where ever there is an opportunity to build a community and meet new faces…Karen is found.
Karen invites all families to drop in and visit her StrongStart program and looks forward to meeting you and your children.