In addition to twelve year's experience in ESL, Carol has a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University. She has a Master of Science degree in Education and certificates in Adult Education and English Language Instruction and Assessment. She had numerous hours of English Language instruction training and often researches new methods and theories of language and culture. Corning is Carol’s home town, her love of this area is reflected in Fluency Network’s mission to help make newcomers feel at home. She has knowledge and connection to area businesses and happenings along with the other teachers in the Network. All the teachers are like-minded caring individuals. They are experienced teachers and have various certifications in the field of Education. The word Network is important here. The teachers meet once per month to exchange ideas and share progress made. All the teachers have input into community events attended by the group and to materials used.