Program Specalist for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education
Karen Hubbard is a program specialist and adjunct professor for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She assists in the center's program planning and conducts professional development training for in-service teachers. She regularly teaches economics to pre-service teachers. She has also authored and contributed to numerous curriculum resources, including being the lead author for the MO HiStory online curriculum.
Ms. Hubbard has been affiliated with the center since its beginning. She served in a variety of roles including program instructor, liaison with St. Louis Public Schools, and field consultant. In 1996-97 she became one of the center's first Economic Ambassadors. She started teaching as an adjunct instructor for the center in 2002 and then became a program specialist in 2009. Prior to joining the center, Ms. Hubbard was a teacher specialist in the Urban Consumer Education Program in the State and Federal Programs in St. Louis Public Schools (1983-1987) and was a classroom teacher at Yeatman School in St. Louis Public Schools. She earned an M.I. in economic education from the University of Delaware in 1989, an M.A. in Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1981, and a B.A. in education from Harris Teachers College in 1971.