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Karen Porter

Karen is a highly accomplished teacher, writer and editor with over 20 years of experience in education. She has worked with students from Kindergarten to Year 10, teachers in the public and private sector and adults at both University and TAFE level.  

She has consulted on and written teachers’ manuals and materials for several publishing houses including Cengage Learning (formally Thompson Learning), and Lioncrest Education.

Karen has designed and written teaching programs and materials for students and provided staff training for both primary and secondary teachers as well as private providers. She has consulted on Department of Education syllabus and support documents including English K–6 syllabus and vocabulary support materials.

Karen currently works with schools and teachers to design and write effective teaching materials and programs for students requiring additional learning and support and has consulted with educational publishers to ensure the same.


Links to some of Karen's work

PM Extras Teachers’ Guide

CSI Comprehension program


Karen's qualifications

Master of Education (Special Education) from Sydney University

Diploma of Education from Sydney University

Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English and Psychology from the University of Wollongong