Karen Cross

Sr. Enrollment Counselor II

Karen Cross

About Karen

Karen brings more than 25 years of teaching and advising to American College of Education. She began her career as a teacher in the early childhood field and served as a mentor, teacher trainer, and camp director before completing her graduate degree in special education. After an additional two years teaching children with learning disabilities and autism, Karen decided to leave the classroom to help others pursue higher education. At the same time, she was working to complete her own Ed.S. degree, specializing in early childhood education. With her passion for education and teachers, Karen is excited to help other teachers pursue their career goals and become leaders in their field.Contact Karen at ext. 4222 to choose the right program for your career goals, ask questions about online learning and program eligibility, and walk through the application process.

Why Enroll at ACE?


ACE is the leader in low-cost education. Bachelor’s and master’s degrees can be completed for less than $10,000 and doctoral degrees for less than $24,000**.

High Quality

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is #3 in the nation for most master’s degrees awarded in education***.


Some of ACE degrees can be completed in less than a year through flexible online courses that are compatible with busy schedules.

**This is an estimated value of the cost for tuition and fees. Amounts may vary depending on number of transfer credits applied to the selected program hours or program pathway credit hours, the pace and satisfactory completion of the selected program or program pathway credit hours, receipt of, or eligibility for, institutional or non-institutional scholarship and/or grant amounts, and adjustments to tuition or fees as described in the Catalog Right to Modify Tuition section. Masters cost statement does not apply to RN to MSN, BSN to MSN,MAT, EBA MHA or MBA in Social Impact. Details can be found here.

***Source: https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/use-the-data

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