Carol RuckleCarol Ruckel has been a trainer for McGrath for more than five years – having signed up for the Training of Trainers during her first SUCCEED course. She has extensive experience in education, recently retiring from Weld School District Re-8 where she directed a five-year, $3.6 million federal grant program to design and implement performance pay for instructional staff.
Carol worked for Denver Public Schools from 1997 to 2003 as director of licensing programs and a director of human resources. Her earlier career included reform programs in teacher education and evaluation at the Colorado Department of Education. She earned her master’s in organizational management from The University of Phoenix and her bachelor’s degree in international relations and organization from The American University.
She is vice-president of the Forlurado Club, a women’s service club supporting education, the arts and local humanitarian needs; a founding member and former board member of the Pikes Peak Leadership Academy; served on Colorado Governor Romer’s Education Advisory Council from 1989 to 1992; and the Colorado PTA from 1978 to 1991, including serving as Colorado state president in 1988-1989.