Kara Bentley is a Staff Developer with Learning Sciences International. Her educational career encompasses classroom experience in both primary- intermediate level education. While working at a School District, she served as a Lead Facilitator to help PLC groups learn to effectively write and use learning scales in the classroom and has worked extensively with pre-service teachers as an instructor to prepare them for real-world classroom experiences.

Kara is dedicated to empowering teachers to reach beyond their current vision of instruction and to deepen their understanding of effective instructional strategies that reap positive results for their students. Kara believes that students should not be told that they are important; rather, they should be shown that they are important.