A native of Billings, Montana, Carol Patton comes from a family of educators. She earned her Bachelor of Music Education K-12 Broadfield from Montana State University, and her Master’s in Music Education from the University of Montana. Carol has taught music education and choral music for 22 years before moving into administration.
Carol completed the Administrative Certificate program at Washington State University-Vancouver. Over the course of the next 18 years, Carol was the elementary principal for 6 years and the high school principal for 12 years in the La Center School District.
Carol enjoys spending time with her daughter and family at the beach and playing in the mountains. Traveling, reading, concerts, plays, and coffee shops are just some of the fun things she enjoys.