Co-Lead Teacher - UE CR10
Ms. Karen Snyder is a Co-Lead Teacher for Upper Elementary and is from New Jersey. She lives in Ahwatukee with her husband of 33 years. She has one daughter, Cassie, a nurse living in Tucson. Ms. Karen is Arizona Certified for K-8 and has her Montessori Elementary Certification for 6–9 years. She has been with Desert Garden since 1996. Ms. Karen enjoys sharing lessons with children, and she feels the best part of teaching is watching a child concentrate. She believes education is the beginning of a child’s journey through life, and that each child is a most capable person. One of Ms. Karen’s hidden talents is tap dancing, and she loves smiling and going for long walks.