Caren Karlage

Literacy Professional Development Specialist

Caren joined Mayerson Academy in 2008 as a school improvement coach for Cincinnati Public Schools. She became the Literacy Professional Development Specialist in July 2018. As Literacy Specialist she administrators the Orton-Gillinham program that serves teachers world-wide through both Face-to-Face as well as Online courses. Caren has 41 years of experience in education as a teacher, School-Wide Lead Teacher, Academic Coach, and Professional Development Presenter. She has presented at local as well as national conferences. She received certification in Orton-Gillingham through Mayerson Academy’s IMSLEC accredited program and has a Dylexia Certificate through IDA. Her passion is reading and working with struggling readers so they too can enjoy the experience of reading.