Kari Bennett works in the district that is also her alma mater, Bethlehem Area School District. She graduated from Millersville University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology Education. Upon graduation, she went into industry and designed and built custom cabinetry for homes in Manhattan. She worked in that industry for a year before embarking on a teaching career at Allentown School District. She transferred to Southern Lehigh and taught grades 4-6th STEM for 9 years before moving to Broughal Middle School in Bethlehem in 2021. In her free time she volunteer at an animal rescue and is getting married in May 2023!