Kari has been in education since 1985. She graduated from UC Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and finished her education with a teaching credential. Kari taught in the public school system for 10 years as a science and math teacher in sixth grade and as an administrative staff developer in math and science. This is Kari’s twelfth year in Christian education at Mission Hills. Kari’s passion is teaching junior high students and helping those students to realize the God given talents that they possess. Kari has been married to Mark Koeff for 23 years and has three children, Kiersi, Maddi, and Mason.