Karen Ghidotti

Karen Ghidotti , SVP, Customer Experience

Karen Ghidotti, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, joined Stride in 2002. She leads efforts to drive a positive experience for students and their families—from their first interaction with Stride, through their entire school journey to graduation day. Ms. Ghidotti also spearheads initiatives across teams and departments to design and implement new tools that will help strengthen the customer experience.

In her most recent role as the Senior Vice President of the Southern Region, Ms. Ghidotti was instrumental in launching nine Stride-powered schools and an active member of numerous teams that changed state code guidelines across the South to pave the way for Stride's signature, personalized approach to education. Under her leadership, enrollment for the Southern Region grew to more than 30 thousand students. She was also the Operations Manager and then Head of School for Arkansas Virtual Academy.

Throughout her career, Ms. Ghidotti has demonstrated a consistent, passionate devotion to professional development and to strengthening the hiring process. She led the development of the first-ever Stride Heads of School Boot Camp. She also supported the creation and pilot implementation of HireVue as a hiring tool.

Prior to joining Stride, Ms. Ghidotti worked with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.