Dr. Karla Bester

About Karla

Dr. Karla Bester is a Director of Programs for an educational company, where she works with administrators, instructional support leaders, coaches, teachers, and students across the United States. She served as a teacher for more than 20 years and has a passion for education.  Karla holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Doctorate in Training Leadership and Development. She has developed, implemented, and managed a variety of programs and support that have helped educators excel both inside and outside of the classroom. 

Education and qualifications

  • DPhil Education - Training and Leadership Development, Northcentral University
  • MA Curriculum & Instruction, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • BSc Elementary Education (Reading Endorsement), University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana  


Karla lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Certificates and awards

  • Teacher of the Year

  • Remote Coordinator & Program Manager Award 

  • Golden Apple Scholar

TeacherVision areas of expertise 

Karla’s expertise is in math, reading, and technology at the elementary level.  

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