The 6th grade class of 2012-2013 are now 7th graders!
Karen Schaller grew up in
IL. She graduated from
University with an Associates Degree in Optometric Technology. From there she went to
University to get her Bachelor Degree in Allied Health Education. After working 20 years in the field of ophthalmology, she was drawn to the teaching ministry. Karen attended SMSU and received an Elementary Education Certificate in January 2004. She has taught at SLS for 8 years.
Karen's two grown daughters attended SLS from pre-school through 8th grade. Stephanie is a Doctor of Family Medicine and Kimberly teaches Special Education at Republic Middle School. Karen’s husband, Michael, is a pharmacist and works for Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company.