Colleen Carroll began her career in education teaching sixth grade in Inglewood, CA. After leaving the classroom, she formed Carroll Education Services, a curriculum development company whose clients have included MTV: Music Television, Nickelodeon, Bravo, BET, CNBC, The Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History, Jersey Battered Women’s Service, and Random House Children’s Books. Colleen served as Director of Curriculum for Special Subjects for Edison Schools (formerly the Edison Project), where she was responsible for curriculum development and professional development for the visual arts, music, dance, and theater education programs. Colleen is the author of the award-winning, twelve volume children’s books series, How Artist See (Abbeville Press). Currently, Colleen teaches creative writing to fifth-graders at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY.