Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Elementary Education Specialist Degree in Elementary Education Gifted Endorsement
Mrs. Karen Peck
Karen Peck graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1985. She attended Abraham Baldwin College and received an Associate's Degree in Sociology. She then attended Georgia Southwestern University where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She later received her Master's and Specialist degrees from Troy State University. She served as a third grade teacher at Ben Hill Elementary School for three years before taking a four year leave of absence to stay at home with her daughters. After her absence, she returned to Ben Hill Elementary to teach third grade again for another eight years. She then began teaching in her current position at Ben Hill Primary School as a first grade teacher. In 2004, she was named Teacher of the Year for Ben Hill Elementary School. In 2015, she was named Teacher of the Year for Ben Hill Primary, and later named System Wide Teacher of the Year.
Karen is a member of Salem Baptist Church. She is married to Tony and has two daughters, Kelsey and Karla.