Dr. Kari Karidis
Dr. Kari Karidis is in her fourth year as an assistant principal at Collinsville High School. Dr. Karidis came to CHS with 14 years in education, seven as a high school Language Arts teacher and seven as an assistant principal at Edwardsville High School.
Dr. Karidis attended Edwardsville High School where she was a cheerleader and gymnast. She then attended SIU Edwardsville where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Secondary Education – English prior to completing her administrative certification. In 2007 she completed her EdD in Educational Leadership from St Louis University.
Dr. Karidis has two children, Charles, age 23, and Niko, age 15, who is a sophomore at CBC High School and plays soccer.