Karen Oliver

Staff in Noblesville & Carmel, IN | Options Charter School
Chief Academic Officer

Educational Background

  • B.S. Journalism and Secondary Education (Ball State University)
  • M.A. Curriculum and Instruction (University of Indianapolis)
  • M.A. Educational Leadership (University of Indianapolis)

When did you join the Options team?
August 2021.

When did you begin working in the field of education?
August 1993 as a journalism teacher and advisor at Indianapolis Public Schools.

What do you enjoy most about being part of the Options team?
The empowerment that is given for innovative thinking and understanding of “non-traditional teaching and learning.”

What do you enjoy outside of Options?
I enjoy trying and learning new things that push me out of my comfort zone.  Of course, spending time with my family and supporting my twin sons in all their endeavors.


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