Degrees and Certifications:

2003 Bachelors in Business Admin. @ Tabor College 2012 Masters in Deaf Education @ Lamar University

Mrs. Karen Gastelum

My name is Karen and I was raised in Wichita, Kansas.  After high school, I pursued business degree with a concentration in sports management.  I worked Kansas City, MO in professional sports (2 years) and parks and recreation for (3 years).   Meanwhile, I was learning sign language from deaf Godchildren.  I moved to Texas to obtain my masters in deaf Education.   I have been a teacher now at NEISD for 5 years. I recently got married to a deaf man in the summer of 2017 then gave birth to twins in May of 2018.  

Class Schedule

  • 1st period -  Conference
    2nd period - Co-teach Geometry
    3rd period -  Co-teach Biology
    4th period -  Co-teach Government
    5th period - Co-teach Algebra 1
    6th period - Co-teach Algebra 2
    7th period - Navigating with Hearing Loss

    Tutoring (before and after school):

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