Karen Hood is a certified teacher in Washington and Idaho. In the State of Washington, Hood is currently certified to teach grades 6-12 in the areas of anthropology, psychology, sociology, biology, and comparative religions. In the State of Idaho, she is certified to teach grades 6-12 in the areas of anthropology, sociology, psychology, and biology science. She is especially interested in combining the principles of leadership and finding improved methods in education. She is also passionate about finding ways to improve the current educational system. Hood is also a member for the Center for Organizational Reform (COR), which advocates using leadership skills to bring about positive changes in organizations, companies, and schools.