About Karen L Parker
Dr. Karen L. Parker earned an Ed.D. in Reading and Varying Exceptionalities at the University of Miami, M.S. in Reading at Florida International University, and B.A. in Music at Tennessee Temple University. She is licensed as a school psychologist, reading specialist, and special educator. Dr. Parker ministered as a teacher and administrator in Christian schools for 16 years and then accepted a faculty position at Liberty University in 1986. She served ten years at L.U. as the Teacher Education Department Chair before her appointment as Dean of the School of Education. Dr. Parker is committed to the School of Education's mission to prepare competent professionals with a Biblical world view. Married for more than 40 years to Dr. Leonard W. Parker, the Parkers have been blessed with four daughters and nine grandchildren.