In 2003, Karen Day joined the adult & higher education program faculty as a lecturer in adult education. Karen has worked as an educator in corporate, government, public secondary and university educational settings. She received her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 1969 and earned an M.A.T. degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1970. Karen’s professional interests include training and staff development, consulting, program planning, and prior learning assessment. After teaching at the secondary level and serving as the director of an adult education program, Karen began a career in corporate training at the former Casco Northern Bank in Portland, Maine responsible for the design and delivery of supervisory and management training programs state-wide. Karen has also taught GED courses at Portland Adult Education and was elected to two terms on the SAD #51 school board. She served as the adult program director for a federally funded job training program and had her own consulting business offering training and staff development programs to corporate clients including BOSE and IBM. Karen began her college teaching in the University of New Hampshire system before coming to Maine.