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 to my web page! I am Karen Forbis one of the Special Education Cross-Categorical teachers here at Mann Elementary. I am entering my ninth year of teaching. In addition to being the Resource teacher for the 2022-2023 school year, I have also taught students on the Autism spectrum, as well as, students diagnosed with Down syndrome and Deaf and/or hard of hearing. My educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Deaf Education from Fontbonne University and a Master of Education Degree from Grand Canyon University in Arizona. I hold certifications in Elementary Education, Deaf Education and Special Education: Cross Categorical. I look forward to providing a safe learning environment for all of my students.
My Office Hours are: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Monday-Friday
Contact Information: Karen Forbis
Special Education Teacher
If necessary, we will be using Microsoft Teams again for virtual learning.