Karen Standing graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelors degree in special education. She then spent the next 20 years raising her family. She went back to the University of Utah where she earned an M.Ed. She is a mother of 4 amazing children and grandmother to 9 perfect grandchildren. She enjoys sewing, traveling, and fishing. She came out of retirement to teach Sp. Ed here at SPA and is enjoying it every day.