Mrs. Klein brings a diverse experience with her. Ms. Klein is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at Buckeye Union High School District in Buckeye, AZ. She started her career as a pre-kindergarten teacher in 1981. In 1993, she became a K-3 Lead Teacher at Pinon Elementary School in Pinon. Since then, Ms. Klein has had a variety of leadership roles as staff developer, acting principal for Pinon Middle School and as an Educational Consultant for Goals Inc. Kari earned her B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Northern Arizona University. She achieved a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership, Administration and Supervision, from Arizona State University. Additionally, she holds both a Reading Specialist and English as a Second Language endorsement attained from the University of Phoenix. Since 2002, she has been employed as the Assistant Superintendent at Buckeye Union High School District serving on many local and national committees.