Carisa Miner has been working in the education field for seven years, starting with tutoring writing and Latin at the University of Southern Maine where she earned her tutor certification, a Bachelor's degree in English, and a minor in Classical Studies:Roman World. Since graduating in 2007, Carisa has worked with the Title I reading and math programs for two years and has helped in the special education department. She is currently working toward teacher certification and a Master's degree. Carisa lives in Denmark with her two sons, her partner and a houseful of pets. Ouside of education, Carisa enjoys making and listening to music, theater, and spending time exploring her mountain with her kids.