All About Karen Bracy
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Leisure System Studies with a Concentration in Therapeutic Recreation
Ms. Karen Bracy
Fresh out of college in 1989 I started the Recreational Therapy Program at The Mary Frances Center. This was a 65 bed, private substance abuse hospital, located in Tarboro North Carolina. After three years, I moved to Jacksonville North Carolina, to wrok at Brynn Marr Hospital as a Recreational Therapist. Workling intitially with the Geriatric Day Program and then the Child/Adolescent Units. After five years, I was strongly encouraged by a family member to go into the educational system. What a conderful decision this has been for me!
I worked at Southwest Elementary School for 10 years, Silverdale Elementary School for 5 years and currently at Blue Creek Elementary School.
1983 Graduated from Washington High School, Washington North Carolina
1989 Graduated from East Carolina University with a BS in Leisure System Studies with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation.
I was a CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialtist Nationwide) and a TRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreaion Specialist in the state of North Carolina)