Originally from Montana, Carol Cade received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Montana in Missoula. Over the years, she has enjoyed a variety of employment experiences as a computer programmer, travel agent, and office manager. One of her favorite places to work was as a Systems Programmer for a small computer company in Belgium where she lived for four years. She completed her Masters in Education from Eastern Washington University and taught kindergarten for 14 years in the Kent School District.