COVID-19 Updates
Updated October 14, 2020

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Watkins-Watts, Karen

Senior Instructor
Southern Illinois University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Management

Community Involvement
  • Volunteer, Big Sister/Big Brother Program, Old Colony YMCA, Brockton, MA
  • Volunteer, Mount Moriah Baptist Church Food Pantry, Brockton, MA
Courses Taught

Grant Writing


M.B.A. - Southern Illinois University - Finance and Marketing
B.S. - Truman State University, Kirksville, MO - Business Administration
Advanced Graduate Certificate - Washington University, St. Louis, MO - Non-Profit Management

Professional credentials:

  • School Business Administrator Licensure, Massachusetts
  • NISL certification - National Institute of School Leadership (NISL)
  • Grant Professional certification - Grant Professional Certification Institute
  • Certified Economic Development Finance Professional - National Development Council
Professional Experience

Resource development professional with proven track record in education program planning, administration, grant writing, donor and community relations.

Brockton Public Schools, Brockton, MA - Grants Manager
Whittier Street Health Center, Boston, MA - Development Manager
TelTemps Training Resources, St. Louis, MO - Executive Director

Selected Presentations
  • Teaching Others to Fish; Winning Grants/Successful Case Studies
  • Roadmap to Grant Writing Success
  • Grant Writing for Educators
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • President, Grant Professionals Association, Massachusetts Chapter
  • Advisory Board Member, Adult Learning Center, Brockton Public Schools, Brockton, MA
  • Women in Leadership