Degrees and Certifications:
Carolyn Mitchell began her career in LISD in 2002 by working as a substitute teacher at the secondary level. Carolyn was a Title I Math teacher at Hedrick Middle School before joining the LISD Technology department as a secondary Instructional Technologist in 2007. Carolyn was the high school Instructional Technology Specialist before joining the Virtual Learning Academy team in 2012 as a Digital Learning Specialist. Prior to becoming part of the LISD family, Carolyn taught communications at a community college in Dover, Delaware and was a payroll coordinator and accountant for Trinity Medical Center (now Baylor Scott White) in Carrollton, Texas.
Carolyn’s main areas of specialty for VLA are credit recovery and course design. She supports the credit recovery students and teachers during the academic year and summer school, as well as, supporting math and science Blended teachers. Carolyn also teaches Accounting I for VLA.
Carolyn has a master’s degree in Education from the University of Georgia, a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Speech from Valdosta State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting from Wesley College. She also completed the secondary certification program at UNT and earned her online teaching certification through Texas A & M University. Carolyn has lived in Flower Mound for 28 years, and both of her children attended LISD schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Fun fact: Carolyn is a certified scuba diver.
Interests: Baking, reading, traveling, golf and GIS.