Kara Boatman graduated from High Point University where she earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s degree in Non-Profit Management. She is an educator, certified in the State of Maryland to teach prekindergarten to grade 3. Ms. Boatman has also earned credentials in special education. Currently she is a Kindergarten teacher in Montgomery County Public Schools. She serves on an educational leadership team, and is a member of the Community of Colleagues—an anti-racist group of educators devoted to dismantling systematic racism in education.