About Me

Being a lifelong learner has afforded me the opportunity to:
  • notice and wonder about life, learning, and literacy
  • write with passion, an observant eye, and voice
  • ardently champion voice as a means to be creatively expressive
  • passionately promote positivity
  • encourage the use of digital technologies to integrate with the arts and literacy in student-centered classrooms 
  • be an ardent proponent of lifelong learning, reading, writing, and vigorous student-centered classrooms
Currently, I am:

Links to My Profiles:

I have extensive experience as a districtwide director of language arts, literacy specialist/reading teacher, national/state conference presenter, and a staff developer in multiple Long Island school districts and BOCES. I am ardent about providing relevant and meaningful professional development that encourages educators to redesign their literacy landscapes into student-centered, joyful havens of inquiry-based learning where collaboration and self-efficacy is evident. Upon request, I provide customized, engaging professional development opportunities to meet the needs of leaders, teachers, and students. 

  • Professional Diploma in School District Administration
  • CAS in Reading
  • MS in Developmental Reading
  • BA in English Education
Thank you for stopping by my blog to join me on my journey.


I often write poetry about the seasons and nature on Long Island, NY.

1 comment:

  1. Gah, Carol! What an amazing life you've led and continue to explore!