Karen L. Ledbetter

Dr. Karen (Kary) Ledbetter is the Dean for Curriculum for William Howard Taft University. She also teaches in the Colleges of Business and Education and serves on doctoral committees. Dr. Ledbetter has master’s degrees in education, information science, and business administration and a doctorate in educational leadership. She is a Certified Records Manager, Certified Professional Manager, Certified Nuclear Information Specialist, and has elementary and secondary teaching credentials. Kary’s past experience includes working for the Department of Energy, private industry, and non-profit organizations. She has worked with distance education programs since the mid-1970s as both an instructor and curriculum development specialist for college, high school, and elementary programs. Her work includes program development and management, supervision, training and education. In addition to working with adults, she teaches bystander awareness to middle school students in Idaho as an instructor for Green Dot. Her passion is education and training and she has been able to combine her skills with working with adults and youth in a variety of capacities. Dr. Ledbetter has been recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nuclear Information Records Management Association, and awards for contributions to the Boy Scouts of America, the Idaho Psychological Association, and various volunteer groups serving youth and adults. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the Development Workshop, Inc. which provides services to the disabled. Her goal is to provide quality educational support to her students and to develop strong curriculum for Taft’s programs.

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