Karen E. Smith

School Library Educational Consultant, Education Service Center (ESC) Region 11

Karen Smith is a school library educational consultant at Education Service Center (ESC) Region 11 in Fort Worth, Texas. She is also the project manager for a statewide consortium through the ESC’s partnering with Follett Destiny that provides library and resource management solutions supporting over 165 districts across the state of Texas. With over twenty-two years of experience in education, including being an elementary librarian and a high school librarian, and holding seven certifications, including Gifted and Talented, and English as a Second Language, she has taught every grade level from Pre-K to college and almost every subject. She is a member of AASL.