FIRST GRADE TEACHER, TEAM LEAD
Karen Chen joined the Brilla Public Charter Schools community in 2016. She started off as a part of the Operations team at BCPE and subsequently moved on to be a part of the founding team of BV and has been teaching Kindergarten for the past 3 years. This year, she is excited to be a part of the Brilla Veritas team once again as a First Grade teacher. Ms. Chen attended Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and obtained a B.A. in International Relations. Ms. Chen enjoys traveling, doing various crafts, and hiking. As a Bronx native, she is thrilled to be able to work with the community she is passionate about and loves.
“If you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.”