Karah is a Master’s student in the Learning Sciences program in the College of Education. Karah, an educator of ten years, specializes in communication strategies, project planning, and implementation assessment. She continues to work with families impacted by dyslexia and other language based learning differences, as well as refugee communities in the Seattle area. As a research assistant, she is supporting the development of TASCHA’s theoretical assessment framework. Karah’s research interests include cognition & communication, learning across settings, and teacher inquiry through technology-based supports. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in Early Childhood Education focusing on the theoretical and practical implications of cultural competency, disability, and universal design in their relationship to education.