Carole holds a B.S. from Northern Illinois University and a M.S. from George Williams College/Aurora University. She has participated in ongoing development and learning with National Training Laboratories, the Consulting Psychologists of the American Psychological Association, and she has been trained in the Conference Model for large systems change. Carole also serves as an instructor at Elmhurst College and Loyola University of Chicago, teaching classes in team development, group dynamics, and group leadership skills. She is a member of the Organization Development Network/Chicago, and previously served on its board. She is published in The 2001 Annual for Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, leaders in human resource development.

In addition, Carole serves as a parish consultant for the INSPIRE Project, a partnership between Loyola University of Chicago and the Archdiocese of Chicago sponsored by the Lilly Foundation.