Carole Mason has a Master of Science degree in education and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Her background in gifted education includes time spent as a public school Gifted and Talented Coordinator and as Director of Programs for the Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth.
The co-founders of EAGLE School are Elizabeth Conner and Mary Olsky, who started the school in response to the needs of their own children. Mary and Betty were recognized for their “outstanding effort and achievement on behalf of the gifted children of Wisconsin” with the 1986 Meritorious Service Award from the Wisconsin Association of Educators of the Gifted and Talented. In 1989 Betty and Mary received the award for “Outstanding Elementary Administrators” from the Wisconsin Council for the Gifted and Talented. Mary retired in 2008, and Betty retired in 2010, after serving as co-directors for more than 25 years. Mary continues to serve on the school’s board of directors.