Carole has over 32 years of experience in the field of education. She joined the company because of her passion to continue to improve instructional practices for children.
Prior to joining Step By Step Learning, Carole held roles in grades K-12 that included, Teacher, High School Principal, Elementary Principal, Curriculum Supervisor, Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent in the Pleasant Valley School District. She has also been an adjunct professor for Wilkes University and East Stroudsburg University in the Education Leadership track teaching courses in Curriculum and Assessment, School Finance, School Law, Supervision, and School Leadership. Carole has traveled throughout the state of Pennsylvania and the country presenting on the topics of Professional Development, Leading Change, Cyber Education, Early Literacy Development and Leadership Development for Principals.
Carole is a Senior Consulant for Step By Step Learning, working with clients to develop professional development plans to effectively improve instruction for their students. She also works with district and building leadership throughout the change process. She joined the company in August of 2017 after retiring from Pleasant Valley. As a past client, she saw the gains in student achievement that the district and company partnership produced and wanted to be a part of that change in other school districts for the benefit of their children.
She earned her BS in Mathematics Education from Slippery Rock University, her MS in K-12 Administration from East Stroudsburg University, her Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from Marywood University, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies for her Doctoral work at Widener University.
When Carole is not working, she devotes much of her time to volunteer work. She serves on the board of Pocono Area Transitional Housing, a transitional homeless shelter that provides temporary housing for Women with Children in Monroe County. She also serves on the board of Quite Valley Living Historical Farm, a non-profit educational farm museum depicting life in the late 1700s and early 1800s with the purpose of educating the community about Pennsylvania’s heritage. You can find her in costume, baking at the bake oven most Saturdays in the summer.