Over the past two years, school boards across the country have been the target of a well-organized, well-funded, national right-wing effort tearing at the foundation of public education.
Despite the hate mail, death threats, and bigoted attacks, Karl has never wavered in his commitment to our students, families, and educators.
During his time on the School Board, he has served as its state legislative liaison and two terms as its Governance Committee chair – the Board’s chief policy-making body.
Karl also represented the Board on the Joint Environmental Task Force (JET), which works with the Board of Supervisors and community partners to address climate and sustainability issues.
His work on the School Board has been recognized with awards from the ACLU, Capital Pride, FCPS Pride, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, and the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers.
Here are some highlights of Karl’s accomplishments: