Phone: 314-772-4545


Degrees and Certifications:

o Bachelor of Arts in Deaf and Hard of Hearing B-12 o Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Grades 1-6 o Master of Education in Special Education: Cross Categorical

Ms. Karen Forbis

Welcome Video from Ms. Forbis

I am Karen Forbis one of the Cross-Categorical 2021-2022 teachers at Mann Elementary. This is my seventh year here at Mann.  In addition to being a Resource teacher, I have also taught students with Autism, as well as, students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. I have a Bachelor's Degree from Fontbonne University in the field of Deaf Education  and a Master of Education Degree from Grand Canyon University.  I am certified in Elementary Education, Deaf Education and Special Education: Cross Categorical.


My Office Hours are:  1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Monday-Friday

If necessary, we will be using Microsoft Teams again for virtual learning.