Meet Karen Teal
When did I begin working at Christ the King:
The best thing about CTK is:
Integrating the faith in each subject I teach.
- Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Concordia University, Chicago, IL
Favorite Bible verse/quote:
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--Ephesians 2:8
If I weren't doing what I do today, I would be:
A librarian. I enjoy reading and perusing the stacks. I worked at a library for a short time and liked every aspect of it.
What "lesson from mom" do I still live by today:
Live according to the JOY acronym: Jesus, and Others, and You - what a wonderful way to spell JOY! (She taught this song to her Sunday School kids.)
If I could spend a week anywhere in the world, it would be:
Northern Italy, Switzerland, or Australia
Favorite movie of all time:
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Favorite sports team:
P.F. Chang’s; Olive Garden
Best concert I've ever attended:
Three Dog Night with Rod Stewart as the opening act
If I could learn to do anything, it would be:
Figure skating. It's such a beautiful sport.
What are you most proud of:
My daughter's accomplishments in high school tennis and adult USTA tournaments.