University of Iowa

Kara Dietrich

Role: School District and Parent | Advisory Committee Chair

Kara Dietrich is a first grade teacher in the Ballard Community School District. She has taught for 14 years, with prior experience in teaching fifth grade in Johnston, Iowa. Kara is passionate about creating policies and providing support for fellow educators in their efforts to help all children learn to read. She holds a Masters in Education fro Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Educational Leadership at Drake University. Kara enjoys travelling and playing golf.