About the Author
Karen began her involvement with emotional intelligence when she founded the Nueva School (Hillsborough, California). She saw that the central foundation of a school should be not simply giving students knowledge, but giving them the opportunity to develop wisdom. Karen created the nation's first emotional intelligence curriculum, Self Science, a program she facilitated for nearly 3 decades. She was honored as Educator of the Year by the California Association of the Gifted. She has served on a broad range of trustee and advisory boards for social, emotional & mental health. Karen earned her MA at the University of Massachusetts.