Jonathan Karli, who has served as IESBVI regional director since June, 2020, has been appointed chief academic officer for IESBVI effective June 25. Karli will retain responsibilities as regional director.
Karli earned a master of science degree in special education with a specialization in visual impairments and orientation and mobility from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. He joined IESBVI in 2011 as an orientation and mobility specialist and additionally served as a teacher of the visually impaired starting in 2014. He holds a specialist degree in educational leadership from Drake University in Des Moines. He is an Iowa Administrator, PK-12 principal, PK-12 special education supervisor. Karli maintains Iowa licenses as a teacher of the visually impaired and an orientation and mobility specialist.
Jonathan Karli has been with IESBVI since 2011.