Degrees and Certifications:
Degrees: Bachelor of Social Work from Stephen F. Austin State University Certifications: Elementary Self-Contained (PK-6) Educational Aide III English as a Second Language Supplemental (PK-6)
Mrs. Gina Karnes
I am thrilled to have been a part of the Mitchell Family! I have been in education for twenty years. This will be my eleventh year as a full-time teacher in Plano ISD. Most of my teaching experience has been in first grade. I have taught pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, and fifth grade. Also, I was an ESL Specialist for K-5 for three years.
I have been married for 26 years, have two precious daughters (Marina-18 & Sophia-14), and three rescued fur babies (Maynard, our country chicken-chasin’ dog, Cappucino, the tortie diva, & Nemo, the super-chill orange tabby)!
When I am not in the classroom, you can probably find me watching Marina play softball, watching Sophia cheer or perform in a play, doing yoga, at book club, cooking new recipes, scrapbooking, traveling, walking the dog, or entertaining the kitties.