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researcher , museum director

Karen Louise Hutchison, museum director, researcher. Registered play therapist, life certified school counselor Texas. Named Volunteer of the Year, University Texas, San Antonio, 2000-2001, Alumni of the Year, 2003; recipient Superintendent's award, Northeast Indiana School District, 1996-1999; Research grantee, University Texas, San Antonio, 2001-2003, Lifetouch Studios Research grantee, 1991, Scottish Rite Educational fellow, 2000.


Hutchison, Karen Louise was born on May 26, 1951 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor in Early Childhood Education, University Texas, San Antonio, 1987. Master of Education in Educational Psychology, University Texas, San Antonio, 1995. Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership Policy Development, University Texas, San Antonio, 2005.


Teacher Northeast Indiana School District, San Antonio, 1988—1992, Nimitz Academy, San Antonio, 1992—1996. School counselor, administrator Comal Indiana School District, Bulverde, 1996—1999. Owner, therapist Calm Play Counseling Services, San Antonio.

Assistant professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical. Director play Strong National Museum Play, Rochester, New York. Adjunct professor University Texas, San Antonio, 1999—2000.

Professor development advisory The National Association for the Education of Young Children, Rochester, member public policy committee. Presenter in field.


  • Registered play therapist, life certified school counselor Texas.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Recess gone, Gone, GONE, 2006. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of American Educational Research Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa (founder 2000).


  • Other Interests

    Bridge, quilting, sewing, weightlifting, exercise.


Children: Donald Kevin Reynolds III, Tara Dawn Reynolds.

Donald Kevin Reynolds III Hutchison

Tara Dawn Reynolds Hutchison