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Meet Dr. Karen Gentsch

"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God." Philippians 4:6

Dr. Karen Gentsch has had more than 30 years of experience as an educator and is currently a Professor in the Dept. of Teacher Education at East Texas Baptist University. She has a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, a Masters in Elementary Curriculum, a Masters in Library Science and an Ed.D. in Curriculum, Supervision, and Instruction for Texas A & M - Commerce. She teaches Integrating Technology in the Classroom, Science for Elementary Teachers, Children's Literature, and several courses in Reading. Her teaching is influenced by the belief that teaching is a calling. She believes that Christians are called to change the lives of others for the better and some are blessed to be in education.