Carol holds a Doctorate in Education from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa. Her teaching experience ranges from preschool to university levels. She has also taught English Language Learners extensively and is fluent in Spanish. For over 15 years, Carol has served as a Resource Specialist in the Palo Alto Unified School District, supporting students with a variety of learning challenges in collaboration with their classroom teachers. Her background includes training in Orton-Gillingham-based reading instruction, Leveled Literacy Instruction, Power Writing, Everyday Math, and assistive technology tools. Carol is a passionate educator who places a high value on building students’ tools, confidence, and engagement with learning.