In October, 1973, she passed the exam given by the International Society for Astrological Research. Carole now holds the fourth and highest level of certification from the National Council for Geocosmic Research (NCGR) and the C.A.P. certification from the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR). She has served on the boards of local astrological organizations and AFAN's Steering Committee.
Her educational background has been mainly in the field of journalism and English, hence a love of writing. She has published many articles, a booklet, Celestial Gardening, and several newspaper and magazine columns including the forecast column for the Mountain Astrologer in the early '90s. Since completing the Exploring Astrology Correspondence Course, she has self-published Solar Arc Directions.
Her second book, Star Trek Revealed: The Spiritual Dimension of the Original Series was released in March 2007 by Bruce and Bruce Co. She holds a B.S. in Metaphysics from the American Institute of Holistic Theology.
She has been an active lecturer for many years, having been a speaker for two American Federation of Astrologers (AFA) conferences, regional conferences, many Astrological organizations, and other groups in the US and Europe. She last presented at the UAC conference in Denver in 2008, but now is semi-retired.