Karla Bernard - Education Critic
Karla was born and raised in Sherbrooke. She graduated from Holland College with a Certificate in Business Administration in 1997 then from U.P.E.I. with her Bachelor of Education degree in 2005 (focus on Indigenous Studies, French and history). Karla now resides in Charlottetown with her partner Ryan and 2 young children. She has been an educator with the Public Schools Branch for the last 12 years. She has had ongoing involvement on various school and community committees promoting healthy, safe spaces and advocating for services. In her teaching she is passionate about helping create happy, productive, critical thinking citizens. Throughout her work, she has consistently played a role in the arts and theater taking advantage of these opportunities whenever possible. In May 2015, Karla graduated with her Masters in Education in Counselling. She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a member of the PEICA (PEI Counselling Association). Also in the process of starting her own practice, Sessions, she works with youth supporting them with time management, stress and anxiety coping skills. Karla is a motivated, professional, lifelong learner.