Dr. Carolyn Clarke has been involved with education for more than thirty years. She began her teaching career in the province of Newfoundland Labrador. Carolyn’s previous experiences include working as a Primary and Elementary teacher, District Leader in Literacy and Elementary Education, Vice Principal, Principal and Senior Education Officer (Family of Schools). She earned a BEd. from Memorial University of Newfoundland, a M.Ed. and M.A.Ed. from Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, and a PhD. in Literacy Education at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Carolyn’s research interest includes homework, the work of female caregivers in supporting their children’s education, critical literacy, social justice, using children’s literature to teach in high school classes, and students’ voice in schools.