Karen Muston is a school counseling consultant for Pearson Virtual Schools, where she provides support and guidance for virtual school counselors across the nation. With over 18 years of experience in education, and over 9 years of experience as a virtual school counselor, her position allows her to pursue a lifelong passion for helping others to recognize and to reach their potential as they explore endless possibilities for success. Karen’s experiences as a high school English teacher, virtual school counselor, professional speaker/trainer and as a parent of two grown children have helped to fuel her desire to partner with students and their families as they navigate through life challenges.
She has her B.S. in English and Psychology, a M.S. in Psychology and Counseling, has her teaching certification in English, and is a certified school counselor. Additionally, she is a Certified AFSP (American Federation for Suicide Prevention) Suicide Bereavement Group Facilitator, a member of ASCA (American School Counselor Association), and has provided numerous workshops and presentations for school counselors, educators, and families on topics related to therapeutic practices, student success, and emotional health and wellness.