Professor Stannard-Carlo is a Registered Nurse who received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh in 1990 and her Master of Science in Nursing Administration at the State University of New York, Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome in 1997. She spent her first nine and half years of nursing in critical care with a focus in trauma nursing at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany, New York. Carolyn loves bedside nursing and continues to provide direct patient care each week at South Western Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont on their medical-surgical units. She thinks it is essential that nursing educators “still practice what they teach!”
Carolyn has been working for Vermont Technical College since 1998. She has had the privilege of teaching across all three nursing programs in all capacities. Over the years she has also been involved in leadership, mentoring, curriculum development and accreditation across all nursing programs. Recently Carolyn has become a full time faculty member for our Online BSN Nursing Program. She also is a recipient of the 2014 Harold G. Wirtz Master Teacher Award and the 2008 Robert Wonkka Advising Award.
Carolyn lives in Schaghticoke, New York with her husband Steven and their three Children Samantha, Alex and Isaac. She enjoys exercising and playing sports with her family. In her spare time she loves to garden, landscape and fish.