Manager of Professional Development and Instructor
817.831.2111, ext. 111
Carole Blackmon joined Camp Fire First Texas in August 2019 as the Manager of Professional Development and Instructor. Her responsibilities include planning and overseeing professional development courses, the annual Early Childhood Education Conference and numerous on-site learning programs. Including the coordinating with contract instructors and host site locations. Additionally, Carole will lead Early Childhood Management Institute instruction as well as Child Development Associate Credential training.
She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of early childhood education and professional development. She started as an early education teacher and many years as child care director and assistant director.
Carole has seen first-hand the impact child care professionals make on the lives of children and families and in this role wants to help inspire each professional and help them recognize the extreme importance of their role.
She has a Bachelor of Arts in child development and a Master’s degree in family sciences.