Karen M. Webster has had a 34 year career with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS). First as a Special Education teacher and the last ten years as an administrator of three different elementary schools. Ms. Webster was an assessor at the Assessment Center for four years of her career and then 9 years after her retirement. The MPS Assessment Center evaluates beginning principals on nine facets of leadership skills and makes recommendations for further development through continuing education. Ms. Webster was formerly on the board of directors of a Specialty Charter school in Milwaukee and is now an officer of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international organization for outstanding educators.