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Karen Braunstein Post

Karen Braunstein-Post holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Santa Clara University, California. She started her career in Information Technology in 1977 working as a Systems Engineer for Northern Telecom Systems in San Francisco, CA. She worked as an EDP Audit Programmer for Washington Mututal Bank from 1980 to 1984.

Karen has been teaching in the Computer Science program at Renton Technical College since 1984 when she taught COBOL programming and mainframe JCL. She has since taught courses in Networking, “C” Language, FORTRAN, Pascal, Assembly Language, Visual Basic (classic and .NET), HTML, JavaScript, ASP.NET, XML, Systems Analysis, Human Relations, IT Research and Writing and Structured Query Language (SQL Server). In 1996, Karen co-authored a Visual Basic programming textbook with Mr. Ron Gilster. She was the Program Architect of the Web Application Developer On-Line program for the National Center for Emerging Technologies. Karen has worked on many projects that have benefited Renton Technical College. She is the developer of the “CBE Automated Desktop” software and is a technical specialist in Competency-based Education.

Karen was awarded the Puget Power/RTC Outstanding Faculty award for 1998. Karen earned her Private Pilot’s license in 1980, is a certified scuba diver, has completed the Seattle to Portland bicycle ride three times and enjoys running the St. Patrick’s Day Dash each year. She is most proud of the fact that she is the mother of two very wonderful daughters.

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