Caroline retired from Edmonton Public Schools after 35 years as an educator. During that time she taught at elementary, junior and senior high, was a behaviour consultant, and a principal at several schools. Caroline also spent time seconded to both Alberta Children's Services and Alberta Education focusing on supports for children, youth and families considered vulnerable and creating welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments.
She holds a Masters degree in Educational Leadership and a Restorative Justice Certificate from Simon Fraser University. In her ‘semi-retirement’ Caroline continues to work with schools, districts and other organizations to build and enhance school culture through restorative practices. Caroline is an instructor and coach with the International Institute for Restorative Practices and currently sits on the board of the Alberta Restorative Justice Association. In addition Caroline has sat on the board of the Zebra Child Protection Centre and the Hope Foundation of Alberta.