Carol has a B.S in Special Education from SIU-E and a Masters degree in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Walden University. She is certified in Special Education K-12 in the areas of Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders, and Intellectual Disabilities. She is also certified in Elementary education. She was a middle school special education teacher for over 25 years, served in many long-term substitute teaching positions after retiring and this year returned to full-time teaching as a kindergarten teacher. She loves teaching, reading, and being outside.