Carole Whitney, Director of Choirs and Theatre at Como, is certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in Early Adolescent/Young Adult Music. She is music department chair and the director the annual musical and technical director of the full-length play. Between theatrical events, she readies her solo and ensemble participants for Region 4AA contest and All-State Choir auditions. As the Choir Chairperson, the choir of the St. Paul Public Schools/Ordway Center Honors Concert is also her job to coordinate for the eight high schools of the district. Carole has served on the boards of both ACDA-MN and MMEA. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, she has studied voice and conducting with Clare McCoy, Kathy Saltzman Romey, Axel Theimer, Barbara Kierig and Judy Bender.