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

Karen Forbis

Welcome Video from Ms. Forbis

I am Karen Forbis one of the Cross-Categorical 2020-2021 teachers at Mann Elementary.  This is my sixth year teaching at Mann.   During my first year at Mann, I was the Autism teacher. I am the Cross Category/Resource teacher this school year.  I have a Baccalaureate Degree from Fontbonne University and a Master of Education Degree from Grand Canyon University.  I am certified in Elementary Education, Deaf Education and Special Education: Cross Categorical.


Virtual Office Hours:  2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Monday-Friday

I will be Live on Teams and available for support between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to monitor and assist students.