Karen McCalla has taught at Mill River since 2002. She attended high school at Lyndon Institute in the Northeast Kingdom and did her undergraduate work at Castleton University, earning her BA Summa Cum Laude in History and Secondary Education, then moving on to the University of Michigan to earn her Summa Cum Laude Masters of Library and Information Science. At Mill River, Karen enjoys finding just the right book for every student, as well as getting kids passionate about STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math in the Library Makerspace. In her spare time, Karen coaches robotics for upper elementary, middle and high school students through the FIRST program and volunteers as Coordinator of Member Services and Education and as a Maker Evangelist at The MINT: Rutland’s Makerspace.
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