Phone: 815-407-5011


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education Emphasis on Reading, Business/Management/Marketing Master's of Arts in School Counseling and in Community Counseling

Mrs. Karen J Preston

I Graduated from Washington Community HS in 1981. I then married my high school sweeteart and moved to Berlin, Germany with the Army.

While in Berlin I had two boys. I continued my education with Central Texas College and City Colleges of Chicago.

At the end of tour, I returned to Washington, Il. I completed my associates degree at Illinois Cental College and went on to 

graduate from Illinois State University in Elementary Education with an emphasis on reading with Honors and Magna Cum Laude.

From there I taught first grade in Danville, Illinois for 2 years and went on to Monroe School Bartonville, Il as the Chapter One/ Title One Deprtment Chair for 3 years.

I then taught in Pekin School Dist as a Chapter 1 Teacher for 8 years.  While there, I discovered counseling and went on to graduate from Bradley University in School and

Community Counseling.  I warned my National Board Certified Counselor and LPC lisence.

I then was fortunate and joined RHS as a counselor in 2003!