• Respect, Responsibility, Resilience
    Karissa Young   
    Special Education Teacher

    E-mail: karissa.young@nilesschools.org          Room 73 
    Phone: 269-683-2894  ext. 11071
    Mrs. Young graduated high school from Niles, received her associates from Southwestern Michigan College and finished her undergraduate at Indiana University South Bend in special education. She continued with her Masters' in the Art of Teaching through Marygrove College and has taken many courses through Marygrove after completing her Masters'. At N.H.S., Mrs. Young also is the Student Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) advisor and enjoys encouraging students to make positive choices in their lives through activities and service to our community.
    Outside of school, Mrs. Young enjoys spending time with her family, camping, cheering on her favorite sports teams, and being active within her church and church camp.
    When asked what Mrs. Young enjoys most about teaching: the kids and their excitement to grow into productive citizens for our community!