Kara began her journey with Communities In Schools of Federal Way-Highline as a Practicum intern at Illahee Middle School while working on her bachelor’s degree. When the opportunity to continue the work she started at Illahee, she jumped at the chance and now fulfills the role of a School Outreach Coordinator. Kara is passionate about supporting Federal Way scholars and families with basics needs as well as a focus on social emotional education. Kara is ecstatic to be a part the CIS Federal Way-Highline team as she continues her education at the University of Washington Tacoma pursuing a Masters in Social Work