Carolyn is currently serving as our Interim Director, responsible for the day-to-day operations of BBF, including leadership of the State Advisory Council. Since 2017, Carolyn has served as Deputy Director of BBF.
She previously served as Project Manager for Vermont’s Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge grant, a $36.9 million, federally funded, four-year systems-building grant focused on helping children with high needs succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Before that, she served as Director of Constituent Services in VT Governor Peter Shumlin’s office. She is an alumna of Teach for America, having spent two years teaching high school English and Drama in Hartford, CT. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College and holds a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Marlboro College. In 2016, she was a Public Leaders Fellow with Leadership for Educational Equity, a national organization working to end the injustice of educational inequity by inspiring and supporting a diverse set of leaders with classroom experience to engage civically and politically. Carolyn also performs with and serves on the Board of Directors at Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier.