Biographical Outline


Karen Strauch


Educational Experience:

Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude in Education from Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin.

She was President of Delta Delta Delta Sorority, a “Sweetheart of Beta Theta Pi” (Ern’s fraternity), and member of Rho Omega Mu Honorary.

During summer “vacations” Karen was found taking many Continuing Education courses from UC Riverside, UC San Bernardino, and Fresno Pacific College. Musical background and training include piano and voice.

Career Experience:

Over 25 years of teaching experience 

Alta Loma (California) School District Mentor Teacher

School Improvement Coordinator

California Math Project Trainer for State Dept. of Education

Federally funded, (Chapter 1) Math Program Administrator for 8 years

Recognized upon retirement by President William J. Clinton

Greatest Student Appreciation Letter.pdf

Activities in Sedona have been:

Secretary of Sedona Area Garden Club

Vice-President and Program Chairperson, Sedona Women

Board Member and Education Chairperson, Chamber Music Sedona

Board Member of the “Heart of Sedona” Task Force

Steering Committee Member, Vision Sedona

Member of University Women

Member, Sedona Westerners’ hiking club

Volunteer, Sedona Humane Society Dog-Walker

Served on 4 election campaign committees for Sedona City Council

Served on the Steering Committee and Fundraising Chairperson for the successful Recall Election Campaign of 3 members of the Sedona Fire Board

Interests include:

Horseback riding, hiking, skiing, reading, Chamber Music and National, State and local political affairs.

Developing increased interest in Spirituality and Expanding Consciousness.