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The Etiquette School of the Commonwealth presents a life skills approach to teaching manners, dining skills & social etiquette.  Having good manners and being able to properly present oneself is essential in today’s increasingly competitive society. When a child, teen, young adult, or older adult feels comfortable in these areas, they are better able to get along with others, communicate, and set a leadership example at home, at school, in social situations, or in a corporate setting.

Karen P. Bowles

Karen Bowles is a triple certified etiquette consultant for children and teens, adults of all ages, colleges and universities, businesses and corporations. Karen is a graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Longwood University, and has done post graduate work in the fields of reading, speech, and language development. Karen has taught and tutored children in both public and private schools. She and her husband, Roger, live on a farm in

Central Virginia.

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