Ms. Karyn Pocernich is returning for her second year as the School Technology Specialist at McKinley-Thatcher. This is her 24th year teaching. She has taught in a variety of areas and locations, including the Pine Ridge Reservation and in Milwaukee. She began in the classroom as a 1st grade teacher and then a middle school teacher; she has also been a school librarian, music teacher and technology teacher.
Ms. Pocernich was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. She enjoys playing the recorder with the Denver Recorder Society, and plays a variety of other instruments. She, her husband, and dog (Luz) love to visit South Dakota when they get the chance.