Carolyn Combs graduated from Luther College in 2001 with a BA in Art and a minor in education plus an endorsement in TAG from Morningside College. She began teaching Art at Eastern allamakee Community School in Lansing , Iowa. She worked there for eight years. Then transfered to Postville as the Art/TAG teacher 2013. Carolyn accepted the K12 TAG coordinator/teaching position in 2016. She also has teaching experience in schools in Missouri, Wisconsin, and Iowa. She is the mother of four and she and her husband Paul live in Prairie du Chien, WI.