Coordinator of Field Experiences
B.S., Trenton State College
M.Ed., Rutgers University
Ph.D., The University at Albany
Prior to joining the faculty at West Chester University, Dr. Karen Johnson taught elementary school for ten years and education majors at a college in New York for four years. Her research interests include technology integration, co-teaching, PDS, and student teaching. She has presented her research at conferences throughout the United States as well as in Austria and Canada and has a chapter published in Technology Implementation and Teacher Education: Reflective Models. At West Chester, she typically teaches social studies and health methods for both early and middle grades, the sophomore level two field class for both early and middle grades, and supervises student teachers. She is currently serving as the Coordinator of Field Experiences for the department, the Chair of the Field Experience Committee of CPE, and the Field Experience Focus Group Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.