Karen Saum, Panamanian Adult education educator, writer. Certified teacher, Maine. Board Dirs. Covenant Cmty. Land Trust, 1983-1988, Family Farms Land Trust, 1991-1995, Pine Tree Legal Assistance of Maine, 1992-1993, Rural Coalition, since 1995.
Saum, Karen was born on January 17, 1935 in Colon, Panama. Daughter of Jack and Louise Saum. came to the United States, 1950.
Bachelor in History, Stanford University, 1956;
Master of Arts in History, Johns Hopkins University, 1963.
Lecturer in history, Brooklyn College, 1964-1967;
instructor in history, Manhattan Community College, 1967-1968;
assistant professor of history, U. Maine, Augusta, 1970-1974;
director women's project, Waldo County Committee for Social Action, Belfast, Maine., 1977-1978;
with, William Shakespeare Company, Camden, Maine., 1979-1980;
founder, director rural education program, H.O.M.E., Inc., Orland, Maine., since 1981;
director Learning Center, H.O.M.E., Inc., Orland, Maine., 1985-1986;
editor This Time, H.O.M.E., Inc., Orland, Maine., 1982-1988;
director adult basic education program, H.O.M.E., Inc., Orland, Maine., 1983-1993. Policy development coordinator State Employment and Training Council, 1980-1981. Adjunct Professor adult degree program Vermont College, 1981-1985.
Visiting lecturer U. Maine, 1985, College of the Atlantic, 1986. Member adjunct faculty Springfield College School Human Superior vena cava syndrome, 1992-1994.