Office of Instructional Program
Welcome to the Office of Instructional Program! Through this and the Offices of Data Analysis (Linda Paulus, Director) and Student Services (Dr. Justin Gates, Director), we support and facilitate all things involving curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Kent City Schools Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plan (May, 2021 - current)
Karen Rumley is the Director of Instructional Program with the Kent City Schools where she coordinates curriculum initiatives and provides professional development to support student learning across the district. She also serves as the testing coordinator, federal grants coordinator, and the coordinator of gifted services.
Karen is formerly a curriculum consultant specializing in gifted services and programming as well as secondary English language arts and social studies. Karen received her Bachelor of Arts in Education and Gifted Endorsement from Kent State University, and her Master’s in Education and Principal’s license from the University of Akron.
She has presented at numerous state and national conferences and is a past president of the Ohio Association for Gifted Children.