Dr. Karen Fischer Gray
10636 NE Prescott
Portland, OR 97220
Assistant to the Superintendent
& Board of Education
Dr. Karen Fischer Gray has been Superintendent of the Parkrose School District since 2007. Born in New York City, New York, Dr. Gray has been a resident of Oregon since 1990. Thirty-six years in public education, she has a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree from Cal State Fullerton and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon in 2005. She actively serves on many state and local committees to support education and she's a champion for social justice and equity in Oregon.
Karen loves to work but when she is not working she likes to travel, have fun with her family, work out at the gym, read books and attend the theater. Karen was a concert violinist growing up and plays the piano. She was also an avid horsewoman. Karen Fischer Gray has three children and four grandchildren, three of which attend school in the Parkrose School District.