Karon Gopffarth joined Westlake Academy in 2013. During her time at Westlake she has gained a deeper understanding and appreciation for the IB Program. Being born and raised in Africa, Coach Gopffarth has a passion and commitment to developing internationally-minded students as she encourages the attributes valued by IB World Schools in her classroom. She is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University with a Bachelors degree in Communications and Fitness Management. She has taught elementary students for over 20 years. Coach Gopffarth, her husband, and her four sons reside in Keller, Texas.