Leadership & Staff

Karen Citow, MA

Assistant Site Coordinator

Karen joined Reading Power in 2024 as an Assistant Site Coordinator. She received her master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University’s School of Education and her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Northwestern University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Before joining Reading Power, Karen worked with the Department of Children and Family Services in Chicago and Los Angeles as both a social worker and a supervisor. She also has experience teaching elementary school in second and fifth grades. She is a proud, lifelong bookworm passionate about helping students develop a love for reading both for the joy it brings and for them to reach their fullest potential.