About Karen Hirsh

Candidate for Board of Education

Karen Hirsh is running for re-election to the Board of Education.  She is currently a member of the executive committee and holds the position of Board Secretary.  She also serves as a member of the Policy Governance, District Curriculum, Strategic Plan, GHS Student Government and Special Education Advisory committees.  She has been involved in supporting and advocating for the students in Greenwich Public Schools for the past 15 years.  Prior to her role as an elected member of the BOE, she served as president of the PTA Council, PTA president at Glenville school, and has held many other volunteer positions within the schools. She has also served on the board of the Greenwich YWCA.  Hirsh is a parent of two children who attended Greenwich Public Schools.

Karen holds a BA in psychology, with a focus on early childhood development from Cornell University.