Learning Specialist

Karen Messina-Perez

Classroom Highlights

  • I work with students in grades 1 through 8 both in the Learning Lab and in the classroom.
  • I encourage my students to be respectful of each other, challenge themselves, and enjoy learning.
  • I greet students in the mornings twice a week.

Educational Background
MS in Information Systems, Northeastern University
BS in Math/Psychology, Simmons College
Massachusetts Special Education Teacher Certification (PreK-8) and (5-12)
Master’s Degree as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) at Salem State University

Teaching Experience
Special Education Teacher at Batchelder Elementary School in North Reading, Ditson Elementary School in Billerica, and Lexington High School.
Substitute Teacher in Reading and Lexington.
First year at St. Charles!

Other Roles
Buddy Program with the 8th Grade Students

Fun Fact
I enjoy watching Patriots football games!

Contact Karen Messina-Perez
Email: [email protected]