Kara Backman, M.Ed.
Kara brings a unique combination of passion and real-world experience to her work with educators. She has successfully turned around over 15 schools with CT3. Results speak for themselves in the rave reviews she receives from the professionals she trains across the country.
For the last fifteen years she has demonstrated her skill and dedication to underserved youth as an outstanding K-12 educator and highly recognized turnaround principal; her dynamic leadership enabled all of her schools to exceed the state academic benchmarks. She was also the founding principal of an early college high school, which was honored as a California Distinguished School under her leadership.
Kara is an alumni of the Stanford Principal Fellows Program and received her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from San Jose State University.