Hello, I am Mrs. Karan Barber, a proud science geek and life long learner. With a great love of the outdoors and my vacation time is spent hiking and investigating any natural area. As a proud US Navy veteran, certified Southern Appalachian Naturalist and North Carolina Environmental Educator my adventure continues. As your student will quickly discover I love technology, games and humor.
My certification includes all secondary sciences (grades 6th – 12th). My education includes; Associates Degree in Biology from Central Piedmont Community College 2011, a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a minor in Elementary Education from Queens University of Charlotte in 2013, and 18 graduate hours toward a Masters of Arts in Teaching Biology from Miami University of Ohio Global Field Studies Programs.
After spending a few years leading science summer camps for Carolina Raptor Center and writing/leading a Girls STEM camp held at Queens University of Charlotte. My love of teaching was revealed.