Kari Colley

Kari Colley

Senior Researcher

Kari brings to Basis her expertise in teacher preparation, recruitment, effectiveness and retention. With over 15 years of experience in K-12 education, Kari’s experiences as a program leader, curriculum specialist, researcher, and a classroom teacher in private, public and charter settings, have defined her practitioner-based approach. Before joining Basis, Kari served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for a Colorado teacher residency program where her efforts were focused on high-quality teacher training through the implementation of comprehensive licensure coursework, applied coaching cycles, and mentor development. Kari holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver, along with a master’s and bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego.

  • Accreditations / Degrees

    PhD, Curriculum and Instruction
    University of Denver

    MA, Education, Curriculum and Instruction
    University of San Diego

    BA, Education
    University of San Diego

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