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Mrs. Karen Cross

Mrs. Cross

Welcome to Harelson's REACH/Gifted classroom website. My name is Karen Cross and I am excited about beginning the 2023-2024 school year at Harelson. 


Education and Experience

This is my 11th year of teaching and 5th year as a REACH teacher/Gifted Specialist . I have previously taught 3rd grade, K-5 STEM and ESL. I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Arts in Gifted Education from Arizona State. 


About me

My husband and I are originally from Ohio and are pet parents to our dog, Klaus. I love OSU football, RV'ing, and traveling.