Kara Stemmer serves as the Director of the South & West Washtenaw Consortium (SWWC). The SWWC facilitates Career & Technical Education (CTE) programming for the consortium school districts of Chelsea, Dexter, Lincoln, Manchester, Milan, and Saline. Stemmer earned a B.S. in Business Education with a concentration in Marketing from Central Michigan University in 1998, and in 2001 she earned her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Wayne State University. Before this role, Kara spent sixteen years in the classroom as a Marketing Education teacher in the Farmington, Ypsilanti, and Saline school districts.