Carrie Joy Lash

Learning Strategies

BA, Illinois State University
MA, University of Hawaii

Carrie Joy is beyond excited to join the Wolcott community this year. She has worked directly with diverse learners for the past 13 years and has experience in public schools and in the independent school setting. Most recently she worked as a Middle School Learning Specialist at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School. 

Through her work in schools and in private practice, Carrie Joy most enjoys directly supporting students with their social and academic needs and strives to help students recognize their talents and meet their full potential. She specializes in the areas of executive functioning and written language and has experience teaching all academic subjects. Carrie Joy takes great pride in her positive connections with students and in collaboration with families. She is looking forward to teaching learning strategies class at Wolcott this year.

Carrie Joy is an endurance athlete and competes in triathlons and distance races all year long. She leads group marathon training and has experience coaching Track & Field and Cross Country. Carrie Joy is a lead volunteer for PAWS Chicago, fosters homeless dogs and has a rescue dog of her own.