Dr. Karen Pflugh - Administrative Director
Dr. Pflugh joined the DCTS team in October 2019 as an accomplished leader with strong skills and experience in defining educational mission and vision, teacher development, and budget and strategic planning to drive school improvement. Her focus is to ensure students receive a rigorous and relevant career technical and academic education to prepare them for high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand careers.
Spanning more than 20 years in education, Dr. Pflugh’s experience runs the gamut from instructor to administrator in the field of career and technical education. In the state of Pennsylvania she has served as the Director/Principal for Greene County Career Technical Center, the Director of Connellsville Career Technology Center, and as the Director of Career Technical Education for the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, supervising programs in multiple career centers. She also served as a Career Technical Supervisor in the state of Georgia prior to relocating to Pennsylvania and as a business education teacher in Florida.
Dr. Pflugh received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Education and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction/Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida and a Doctorate of Education degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Pittsburgh. She has earned her Pennsylvania Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility, Vocational Director, and Principal certifications.