Karen Murphy

Writers Workshop Teacher (11th Grade)


Ms. Murphy is excited to join the Intrinsic team as an 11th grade College Writing teacher. Before joining Intrinsic Schools, Ms. Murphy was an ELA teacher and advisor at a Noble high school for 4 years. Prior to coming to Chicago, Ms. Murphy lived in the Boston area for 8 years, working as an English teacher, Social Studies teacher, and Assistant Principal. She graduated from Westfield State University where she earned a degree in History and Secondary Education. Ms. Murphy earned a Master’s degree in History and Education from Bridgewater State University. She absolutely LOVES working with students to improve their reading and writing skills. Outside of school, you can find Ms. Murphy hanging out and laughing with her son and husband.