Deputy Head of Student and Teacher Excellence
Knox Grammar School
Karen Yager is the Deputy Head of Student and Teacher Excellence K-12 at Knox Grammar after a diverse career with NSW DET schools. A key part of Karen’s role is leading the development of professional learning for teachers that focuses not only on enriching pedagogical knowledge but on fostering teacher well-being.
Karen is a Premier’s Literary Scholarship winner and in 2013 the Singapore Ministry of Education awarded Karen their first ever International Teaching Fellowship. In 2014 Karen was awarded the prestigious APTA (Australian Professional Teachers' Association) for Meritorious Contribution to the Profession Award and in 2015 the NSW State Library Fellowship.