BA in Elementary Education, Vanguard University
MIT in Education, Northwest University
EdD in Organizational Leadership, Southeastern University
Dr. Karen Ingle has been teaching in the College of Education at Southeastern University since the fall of 2012. She began her education career in the classroom and enjoyed teaching at various grade levels from kindergarten to eighth grade. Dr. Ingle then transitioned from the classroom to administration and served as principal for private Christian schools in Chicago and Seattle.
Her experience as an administrator provided many opportunities to lead organizations through change and growth. Dr. Ingle is passionate about educating and encouraging others in their pursuit of organizational leadership. She enjoys speaking about organizational leadership at various venues like Lakeland’s American Business Women’s Association and other special events. Dr. Ingle is an advisor to Pathways School of Excellence, a lab school on the campus of Southeastern University for middle and high school students with special needs.
In 2017, Dr. Ingle became the Program Coordinator for the Ed.D. Organizational Leadership concentration. She teaches Principles of Leadership and Ethics, Public Policy, Program Evaluation, and Practicum in Organizational Leadership. Her areas of research include predictive factors of successful teachers, effective leadership styles and theories, and organizational change and strategies.