Director of Academics, Achievement & Parent Relations/Technology
Karna Hagen is the Director of Academics, Achievement, and Parent Relations here at St. John's Lutheran School. She will also be teaching computer classes, keyboarding, and 5th/7th grade History classes. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN in 1993. After graduation, she married Dave Hagen and taught kindergarten for 3+ years in Minnetonka, MN. She took a few years off from teaching while caring for her 2 boys when they were young. Karna returned to teaching when she accepted a position at St. John's, Chaska, in 2005. At St. John's she has had a variety of roles - computer teacher, enrichment, technology coordinator, and has taught in a variety of grade levels from 1st - 4th grade. In her spare time, she loves to watch her boys participate in basketball and track, read, go for bike rides, and spend time with her family.