Dr. Carolyn Wiezorek recently left a tenured teaching position at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa to answer a calling to change the system of education. This passion led her to accept a 4th grade teaching position at Prescott Elementary in Dubuque, Iowa. Previous to joining the faculty at Clarke University, Wiezorek taught in K-12 education, both public and private, for 20 years. Dr. Wiezorek holds a doctorate degree in educational leadership and a master’s degree in gifted education from the University of Northern Iowa and a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from the University of Iowa. In addition, she holds endorsements in elementary education, gifted and talented education, English as a second language, physical education, and administration. Dr. Wiezorek works with school leaders and teachers, providing workshops on various educational topics. Her work has included international training in Combarbalá, Chile, where she served on a Rotary Training Team, and in rural areas of Kenya where she and team members planned and provided workshops for primary teachers. In addition, she worked with a group of editors and writers to publish a book on the Kenyan education system. She has a passion for improving education and enjoys working with teachers and students.