Meet the Accessibility Services Staff

Director of Learning Partners & Accessibility Services

Karen Martin

Karen Martin, M.A., Clinical Psychology

Karen Martin is the director for both the Learning Partners Program and Accessibility Services at Louisburg College. Prior to becoming the director in 2008, Karen was employed as a full-time learning specialist in the Learning Partners program, where she specialized in coaching students with AD/HD on organization, time management, and self-determination skills. Additionally, Karen teaches a course in General, Abnormal, or Child Psychology most semesters. Her past experiences as both a student and a financial aid counselor at Louisburg College give her a unique perspective.

Karen received her A.A. degree from Louisburg College, her B.A. in Psychology from Peace College, and her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from North Carolina Central University, summa cum laude. As part of the practicum requirement for her master’s degree, she completed an internship at Whitaker School in Butner, NC, doing psychotherapy and psychological testing for adolescents. She is also interested in the relationship between psycho-educational testing and intervention strategy. Her master’s thesis focused on college students with learning disabilities and AD/HD, SAT scores, and the influence of academic supports on student outcomes.

Contact Karen at:
Taft 111
Phone: 919-497-3403

Administrative Assistant to Director of Learning Partners and Accessibility Services

Kris Capps

Kris Capps

Kris Capps provides administrative support to the director of Learning Partners (LP) and Accessibility Services (AS), allowing the office to run smoothly and efficiently. She manages the day-to-day responsibilities of the office, including scheduling, coordinating, and proctoring tests for Learning Partners students.

Kris comes to Louisburg College with over thirty-two years of experience ranging from process re-engineering, cross functional leadership, multi-level information problem solving, domestic engineering, dispatch and teaching. She has obtained broad experience in curriculum planning, human resources, customer relations, finance and planning, and facility utilization. She obtained the majority of her professional training and skills while at IBM until she chose to be a stay at home mom and homeschool both of her children. She returned to the workforce and was employed by the Wake County Public School System, working first as a Behavior Support Specialist for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges, and then as a Special Education Assistant that managed, organized, and maintained the Student Support Center, just prior to coming to Louisburg College.

Contact Kris at:
Taft 107
Phone: 919-497-3236
Fax: 919-496-6733

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