For 20 years, Karin McClelland-Anderer has been in the field of Lasallian education, leadership and volunteerism, working with students, families, educators and administrators to better education under the hardships of poverty. After receiving a B.A. in psychology from SMC, she earned an M.A. in counseling from Manhattan College in the Bronx and has used all her resources to combat adversity. She once rode a bike 4,000 miles across the country to promote literacy awareness.