Mrs. Carney attended the State University of New York at Buffalo and has earned her Master's Degree in Education. She taught 6th grade at Starpoint Intermediate in Pendleton, NY for 4 years before taking time off to stay at home with her three children. During that time she worked part-time at Niagara County Community College, teaching an education course called, "America Reads." She then moved to Burlington, North Carolina and worked at Huntington Learning Center. She began teaching at Western Middle School in 2009 and has taught all core subjects, but her passion is ELA. She is so happy to be working at Western Middle! In addition to teaching at Western Middle, she also currently teaches ESL online to students from China.