Carmen was born in Queens, NY. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Youngstown State and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. She has been on staff at WOLCA in various roles since 2008 from teaching to administration. Carmen has three young children (Ali, Matt and Gabi) who all attend the academy. Her husband Jonathan of 16 years is the clinical director of Bedrock Counseling Ministries NY. Carmen has a passion for education and is determined to continue WOLCA’s high standards for academic and spiritual excellence.