In July 2015, Carrie was selected to lead CITY Center for Collaborative Learning. She brings deep experience in the field of education to her leadership role, including many years as a teacher, school leader, and workshop facilitator. Carrie has been on the start-up staff of two schools in Tucson, Arizona, serving as a founding teacher at Catalina Foothills High School in 1992 and founding principal of City High School in 2004.
Carrie has received significant recognition for her contributions in education, including the statewide Circle of Honor award recognizing Arizona’s top 1% of principals in K-12 schools in 2008 and the Southern Arizona Writing Project’s Exemplary Teacher Award in 2002. In 2006, she was named one of Tucson’s 40-Under-40 young community leaders.
Carrie has volunteered as a trustee of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona since 2008. In 2016, she joined the board of the School Reform Initiative. She also serves as an alumni and educator representative on the UA College of Education National Advisory Board.