Karen is a passionate advocate for high-quality professional learning for educators at all levels. With over 20 years of experience in education, Dr. Norris currently serves as Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Momentous Institute. Dr. Norris received her Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Dallas, a Master’s degree in Reading from The University of North Texas, a Master’s degree in Mind, Brain, and Education from The University of Texas Arlington, and earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of North Texas.
I am always excited to come to this conference with my colleagues and learn a few new things about professional learning. This is also a place to meet enthusiastic educators who are dedicated to elevating their profession and work hard every day to improve lives of their students.— Alica Unruh
Learning Forward is my number one source for deep professional learning and designing effective professional learning systems for my district. This is the one conference and learning experience that I fight for every year.— Mark St. Clair