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Karen Carman


Assistant Director of Master's in Special Education; Adjunct Instructor


Education, MA – Special Education

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Karen Carman has served as an adjunct instructor and field instructor for preservice teachers in the Alma College Education Department since 2020. She has 30 years of teaching experience at the elementary and middle school levels. Currently, she serves as an instructor and the Assistant Director of the Master’s in Special Education Program.

Educational Background:  

  • B.A. Elementary Education, Alma College 
  • M.A. Elementary Education with an emphasis in Reading Instruction, Central Michigan University 
  • Ph.D. Candidate Reading, Language, and Literacy, Concordia University Chicago 

My Expertise

Literacy best practices for struggling learners.