Mrs. Karen Phillips
Karen Phillips, the Health Careers Instructor at Schuylkill Technology Center-North campus is a 1988 graduate of The Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, RN Diploma program. In 2004 she attained a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from Misericordia University and completed a Master’s in Education from Temple University in 2012. Ms. Phillips was previously employed at Keystone Job Corps for 7 years as a teacher/ administrator in the nursing program, prior to that she worked a Registered Nurse at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center for 13 years. Ms. Phillips has been employed at Schuylkill Technology Center for the past 14 years.
In the Health careers program we believe that a welcoming environment accommodates a variety of learning styles and encourages students to present their opinions while respecting the opinions of others. By giving students a voice in class, not only do the students benefit from their teachers and peers by enriching the course material with personal experiences and knowledge, but they also take responsibility for their own learning. This, in turn enhances the integration of their new knowledge into practice.