Frazier Hired as CV’s Assistant Elementary Principal
The Conestoga Valley School Board approved the hiring of Kara Frazier as the district’s next Assistant Elementary Principal at its Sept. 19 board meeting. Frazier is expected to join the district next month.
“Kara’s extensive knowledge and experience in special education will complement the elementary team’s leadership capacity,” said Jill Koser, CV’s Assistant to the Superintendent for Elementary Education. “We are looking forward to welcoming Kara to the CV Family!”
Frazier will serve as the Assistant Elementary Principal for Fritz and Smoketown Elementary Schools. Taylor Alouisa, now the Principal at Leola Elementary, held the Assistant Principal position during the 2021-22 school year.
Frazier has served as the Special Education Supervisor at Central Dauphin School District since March 2021. In that role, she was responsible for the supervision of special education teachers, related services providers, school psychologists, and paraprofessionals.
Prior to her time at Central Dauphin, Frazier spent three years as a Special Education Consultant with Manheim Township School District. Frazier provided support, training, and guidance to teachers and administrators of special education students. Her responsibilities also included review of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and the creation of IEPs, Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSPs). In addition, she was also tasked with staff training on topics ranging from curriculum to interventions to behavior and crisis management.
Frazier began her teaching career as a special education teacher with Pocono Mountain School District from 2008 – 2012 before spending five years in the same role with Derry Township School District (2013 – 2018).
Frazier holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from The University of Scranton and received her Master’s in Special Education from the same institution. She also received her Special Education Supervisory Certificate in 2018 and her Educational Leadership Certificate in 2020.