Carrie DeWaters has been in education for over 25 years. She has classroom and administrative experience in New York, Texas, and Colorado. She has lead English Language Development programs, Gifted Programming, and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Initiatives. She has Masters Degrees in Reading Instruction, and Culturally Linguistically Diverse Education from Roberts Wesleyan University in Upstate New York. Her PhD is in Curriculum Instruction and Assessment from Ashford University. She is passionate about education, and is committed to developing the potential within each child. She believes that education is a partnership between family, school, and community, and works tirelessly to build positive relationships among all stakeholders. Carrie is thrilled to be part of the Academy of Advanced Learning, and its commitment to academic excellence.