• Karen Y. Wiser, Ph.D.
    Principal, Park Forest Middle School


    Dr. Wiser Dr. Wiser has been with the SCASD since 1998.  She has presented at numerous middle level conferences and she was the Jaycees Educator of the Year. Dr. Wiser also served on the PA Association for Middle Level Education Central Region Board and she was the past PAMLE Central Region President. 

    Her professional experiences include:

    • Principal, Park Forest Middle School, State College, PA
    • Assistant Principal, Mount Nittany Middle School, State College, PA
    • Spanish Teacher, Park Forest Middle School, State College, PA
    • Spanish Teacher, Esperero Canyon Middle School, Tucson, AZ


    Her education includes:

    • Ph.D., Educational Administration, Pennsylvania State University
    • M.A., Bilingual, Multicultural Education, University of Arizona
    • B.S., Secondary Spanish Education, Pennsylvania State University

    Her Pennsylvania Certifications include:

    • Superintendent
    • Secondary Principal-Administrative II
    • Secondary Spanish-Instructional II


    Dr. Wiser feels honored to work with such a dedicated staff that wholeheartedly embraces the Park Forest Middle School Vision of Every Student, Every Day! In her spare time, Dr. Wiser enjoys spending time with her husband and their four maltese dogs.

    Dr. Wiser can be reached at 814-237-5301 or email: kxw13@scasd.org.

Last Modified on June 28, 2023