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Synchrony Difference Maker: Meet Karen Yarberry, Jackson

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Mar 1, 2020 at 7:01 AM

Karen Yarberry, a school psychologist for Jackson Local Schools, has an hour commute home after working and she spend a lot of time on ice rinks

Name: Karen Yarberry

School: Strausser Elementary, Stark County Integrated Preschool (Jackson)

Residence: Brunswick

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Age: 44Job title: School PsychologistHow long in district: 10 yearsFamily: Robert, husband; daughters, Kaylee (age 12) and Lindsey (age 11).Most rewarding part of the position: When students move on from preschool to kindergarten and we get to see how far they have come in the short time we have been working with them.Most challenging: trying to keep up with all of the paperwork!If you weren’t doing this, you’d be … I would be traveling somewhere warm.Something about students most people don’t know or appreciate: I think students are successful because of the team we have working with them. I am blessed to work with teachers and administrators who go above and beyond for students every day.Check out our latest pictures from in and around Stark County: Did we get a picture of your or someone you know?How I unwind after a long day at work: I have an hour drive home to unwind, but when I get home, I relax by spending time with my husband and children.Students and coworkers would be surprised to know … the amount of time I spend in ice rinks! Both of my daughters are figure […]

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