Karen Greene

Karen Greene

Meet the Parenting Staff

Karen Greene: Karen joined the CCE parenting program in March 2017 as a Family Support Specialist for the Healthy Families New York program. Karen has two adult children, is currently raising a niece, and is a native of Jefferson County. Karen’s parenting goal is to assist families in fostering a strong healthy bond with their children and creating a nurturing home environment. 

Amy Zukas: Amy joined the CCE staff in 2017 and the parenting program in 2023 as the Parenting Program Manager. Amy has 2 teenage children, 5 adult step children, and a foster child. Amy grew up in Jefferson County and feels that this is a great area to raise a family. Amy’s parenting goal is to create a network of parenting resources and education within our community that is accessible to all parents. 

Betsy Hennessey: Betsy is a North Country NY native, that is a devoted wife and Mom to her four young adult children. Betsy work in the 4-H Afterschool program for several years. She joined the parenting staff last year as the Youth and Family Engagement Specialist under the Watertown Central School District’s NYS My Brother’s Keeper Grant. Her role has been to support WCSD’s parent teacher organizations, 4-H afterschool, STEAM Camps, and family community events. Her professional goals are to help provide a more caring, equitable, and engaging environment for all WCSD families, and their community. 


Karen Greene
Healthy Families Educator
315-788-8450 ext. 230

Last updated June 25, 2024