Karen Watson for Lee County School Board

Karen Watson for Lee County School Board

Improving education for a better future

The key to helping every student succeed is to provide a quality educational system with skilled, compassionate teachers who work with parents to provide the best positive learning environment as possible.

School board members, school administrators, teachers, parents and students should all be working together to create a strong and supportive education for all students. No one can do it alone.

A strong institutional foundation supports the building blocks that teachers and parents provide for building successful futures. Every child deserves the opportunity to graduate and attain their life goals.

If we all work together, we can accomplish much more. As a community, we can help ensure a prosperous future for everyone.


My Story

Fueled by frustration and optimism, I earned a master’s degree in social work from Florida Gulf Coast University. I wanted to equip myself with the education and training to make a positive change in education and my community — and I have!

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Why Run for School Board?

Being a native of Lee County, I was educated in the local schools, and so were my two daughters. I also taught in the school system. I feel my personal experience gives me unique insight that would be valuable as a school board member.

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