Karen Hawes, is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She has been employed with the State of Delaware for over twenty years, and is currently a Special Education Specialist, coaching teachers, and developing strategies to improve the academic performance of Delaware’s students. Her educational philosophy is understanding the importance of teaching the whole student, socially, emotionally, academically and spiritually.
Ms. Hawes received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Wilmington University and holds two Masters Degrees in middle level education and school leadership. Ms. Hawes has received numerous awards and certificates during her employ with the Smyrna School District. She was selected as Teacher of the Year for her successful development and implementation of a behavior modification program in 2005.
Karen Hawes is an ordain minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, operating in the gifts of the fivefold ministry since 1997. Ms. Hawes is a mentor to our youth and women of today. By the leading of the Holy Spirit, Ms. Hawes joined Frontline Ministries in 2018, and became a part of the Frontline Youth Department Ministry, Intercessory Prayer Group, and an instructor for the adult Sunday school. In 2019, she joined the ministerial staff at Frontline and partnered with Dr. Karen Hutchins’ vision for the Next Generation of Leaders Youth Enrichment Program. Ms. Hawes is currently serving as the Assistant Director for NGL, and her goal continues to be supporting our youth’s development as successful leaders in an ever changing society.