My name is Karen Taylor and I have been teaching since 1986. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, specializing in Early Childhood, from West Virginia University. In 1988, I received my Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Reading, from the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. I have taught in WV, Ohio, Georgia, South Carolina and here in North Carolina.
I live in Hickory with my husband, Todd. I have two children, Kylie and Paxton. My daughter recently graduated from UNC Chapel Hill and lives in Charlotte. My son is a senior there. Go Tarheels!!
I enjoy reading, running, hiking and spending time with my family.