All About Karen Bracy

Phone: (910)347-1717


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)