My name is Karen Duffner and I am entering my 18th year of education. I have a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education from Missouri State University, a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Webster University and Teaching English Language Learners Certification from the University of Central Missouri. This is my first year as an ELL specialist and I’m looking forward to the change in experience! I have a son, Flynn, who keeps me busy with Scouts and sports. I enjoy exploring Kansas City, traveling camping and being active in PTA at my son’s school.