Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Karen Snyder
Mrs. Snyder has been an educator for more than three decades, teaching students of all ages – from preschoolers to graduate students. She began her career in Central Bucks School District in 2005 and has taught Kindergarten through third grade. She joined Gayman Elementary in 2014. Mrs. Snyder also has taught at Cold Spring Elementary and Pine Run Elementary Schools in Central Bucks School District.
Prior to obtaining her elementary certification, Mrs. Snyder taught at the post-secondary level at Towson University (Towson, MD), where she received her undergraduate and graduate degrees, and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Delaware Valley University.
Mrs. Snyder's passion, when not enjoying her second graders, is writing. She is a published writer having served as a freelance writer/editor for several regional magazines covering financial, travel, and educational topics. Mrs. Snyder, and her husband Kurt, relocated to beautiful Bucks County from Baltimore 21 years ago. She enjoys spending her summers in Fenwick Island, DE.
She is mom to her son Grayson, who graduated from Shippensburg University in 2017, and Garrett, who graduated from CB East High School in 2017. Finally, anyone who knows her, understands her love of dogs -- especially her Westy named Oliver. She is also a supporter and advocate for the Roxy Therapy Dog program and welcomes therapy dogs into her classroom.