Karen Malsbury, Director of Career Readiness, CTE, and CFE
Mrs. Malsbury has served Rochester Community Schools at Rochester High School for over 20 years, first as a technology facilitator and then as a Business teacher. Mrs. Malsbury has served at Oakland Schools ISD as a Referent Lead in Business and Accounting for the last 5 years and is active in the greater Rochester community through her association with the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Development Authority. As a Business teacher, Karen has built strong relationships with multiple local businesses, nonprofits, and local government entities and is well positioned to take this vital area of the district into a new and exciting direction of career readiness and CTE. Mrs. Malsbury holds a BA from University of Wales, post Graduate Certificate of Education in Information Technology from Warwick University, and a Masters in Administration of Career and Technical Education from Western Michigan University. In addition to her degrees, Ms. Malsbury is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator. When not in the community creating a career network, Malsbury can be found supporting her daughters, Hannah and Holly in their sporting endeavors, philanthropy, or career and technical student organizations at Stoney Creek High school or traveling the world with her husband, Simon.
Office: (248) 726 3149
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karenmalsbury/
Jennifer Diemert, STEM Consultant
Jennifer has spent her entire career teaching S.T.E.M. at Van Hoosen Middle School. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a focus on integrated science. She also completed her Master of Arts in Educational Technology from Michigan State University in 2020. Throughout her six years of teaching in Rochester Community Schools, she has been a volleyball coach and robotics advisor. Jennifer brings her joy of science, technology, engineering, and math to her students with engaging projects that focus on critical thinking, creativity, career readiness, and problem-solving. As a STEM Consultant, she has focused on bringing STEM experiences to all students K-8 and ensuring the RCS middle school STEM program is equitable, current with updated technology, and embedded with career readiness skills. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family relaxing on the boat or the beach in the summer, and walking her dog.