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Karen A. Haring

Title: Field Service Assistant Professor
Office: 615F Teachers College
Tel: 513-556-7170
Email: haringkn@ucmail.uc.edu

Karen Haring taught middle school math, social studies and language arts for 7 years. Her research interests include middle grades math education, young adult literature, inclusion, and students with learning disabilities. Currently, she coordinates and supervises field experience for teacher candidates in both the Middle Childhood and Secondary Education programs.


  • B.B.A., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (Accounting).
  • MA, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati OH, 2000 (Elementary Education).

Research Information

Research Support

  • (Collaborator), Breiner, Jonathan; Fowler, Thaddeus; Haring, Karen; Harkness, Marshella; Kemphaus, Ralph; Maynard, Kathie; Meyer, Helen, Ohio Innovation Partnership Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program, Ohio Board of Regents. (OIP Agreement), $2,056,250.00. 04-05-2010 to 06-30-2015. Status: Active.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Stephen Kroeger, Mary Brydon-Miller, Chester Laine, Karen Troup, Karen Haring, Holly Johnson (04-15-2009). Stone Soup: Using Action Research to Create Opportunities for Program Integration in Teacher Education American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Honors & Awards

  • Golden Apple Award 2011-2012.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 08-2008 to To Present, Field Service Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH.
  • 08-2001 to 06-2008, Teacher, St. Jude School, Cincinnati OH.

Post Graduate training and Education

  • 08-1997 to 05-2000, M.A., Elementary Education, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati OH.
  • 08-2007 to 08-2008, Graduate coursework in special education, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH.
  • 2012 to 2014, Educational Leadership, principal licensure , University of Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • Committee Member, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Teaching Performance Assessment, 06-30-2009 to 09-30-2012

Board Certifications/Licenses

  • State of Ohio, Elementary Licensure, 1-8, Reading Endorsement, grades k-12

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • Member, Kappa Delta Pi
  • Member, Pi Lambda Theta
  • Member, CEC (Council for Exceptional Children)
  • Member, NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
  • Member- AMLE,

Courses Taught

    Level: Undergraduate
    Term: 09A
    Level: Undergraduate
    Term: 10S