Kara Haustovich will teach first grade for the 2020-21 school year at Columbus Academy after teaching second grade for 2019-20. She joined Academy in 2019 as a first grade associate. Prior to Academy, Kara spent 13 years at Village Academy where she taught pre-kindergarten and first grade, was the kindergarten and first grade division chair, and the lower school division chair. Kara attended The Ohio State University where she earned a B.S. in human ecology and M.Ed. Kara and her husband Scott Whitesel are the parents of Benjamin ’31 and Nathan. Her hobbies include baking and taking dance classes, as well as hiking and travel, with some of her favorite trips include Costa Rica and Italy.

  • B.S. The Ohio State University , Human Ecology
  • M.Ed. The Ohio State University