Karen Swanson is a highly dedicated educator who strongly believes in education's power. As an instructor, she strives to help her students learn and grow into their potential. Swanson has been teaching for years and has held various positions within the field. Her journey began in 1985 when she entered Arizona State University (ASU) and earned herself a Bachelor's degree in English and Secondary Education. During this time, she was also awarded a Post Baccalaureate degree. Afterward, Swanson attended the University of Phoenix from 1996 through 1998, earning her Master of Arts in Education - Administration.