HICKORY — Karen Ingram, who serves as Career Technical Education (CTE) Coordinator for Hickory Public Schools and is also Regional Coaching Coordinator and CTE Northwest Coaching Champion, was recently selected to serve on the Board of Directors. of the North Carolina Career Development Association.
Ingram’s service with the state organization will begin in late May and she will serve for one year. According to Katie Petersssen, Past President of the NCCDA, Ingram’s commitment to the career development community and her outstanding work have certainly been noticed – hence her appointment to the NCCDA Board of Directors.
While serving on the board, Ingram will co-chair professional recognitions, adjudicate nominations, and coordinate the presentation of awards for the annual conference, among other duties.
Currently working on her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from UNC-Charlotte, Ingram holds a K-12 Business Administration degree from Gardner-Webb University. A National Board certified teacher, she has served Hickory Public Schools for the past two years with a combined service of over 20 years in NC Public Schools. Ingram is an advocate for education while also serving on the Education Committee of the Hickory Chapter of the NAACP.
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“I am honored by this honorable appointment and look forward to serving the North Carolina Career Development Association over the next year,” Ingram said.