Susan Hardison earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She continued her education at East Carolina University, earning Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education and Educational Administration. Her N.C. state teacher licenses range birth – 12th grade. She taught at Camp Lejeune Dependent’s Schools and served as an administrator in various early childhood programs for 12 years. Susan taught at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for 5 years prior to joining Coastal Carolina Community College in 2004.
Eugenia Baker earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies with a concentration in elementary and middle school education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She continued her education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, earning a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and Curriculum, earning an Advanced Certification in Curriculum and Instruction, and earning a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Her state teacher licenses include elementary education, middle school social studies, curriculum and instruction, supervision and administration. She taught in public schools (Grades K-7th) for ten years and served in various administrative roles for 18 years. Dr. Baker taught at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and St. Andrews University. She has been teaching at Coastal Carolina Community College since 2008.
Karen McCarten earned a Bachelor’s degree and Master’ degree in Business Administration from Edgewood College in Madison Wisconsin. Karen continued her education and earned a doctoral degree in education with a concentration in curriculum development/systemic change from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her state teacher licenses include Business Education and Exceptional Children. She has been teaching in North Carolina public schools for the last 17 years as a Business Education teacher (grades 9-12) and Exceptional Children teacher (K-5). She has been a part time instructor in the early childhood education program at Coastal Carolina Community College since 2008.