Instructor, Economcs/AP, PAP World History
Carolyn grew up in what has been called The Rose Capital of the World, Tyler, Tx, graduated from John Tyler High School and attended Tyler Junior College. At TJC she pursued a course of work which led to a business proficiency certification and was subsequently employeed several years by various oil and gas companies in East Texas. She later earned both her Bachelor of Science in history and her teacher certification from the University of Texas in Tyler.
She began her teaching career in East Texas but moved to Dallas early on. After teaching in Dallas ISD several years as well as taking graduate courses, she earned a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. During her career as an educator, she has taught at various high schools including Townview Magnet Center and Skyline. Her deep appreciation for the arts is one of the main reasons she is so excited to be working with students at BTW. She is indeed excited to be returning to the classroom after six years of a busy and rewarding retirement and 23 years in public schools.