Tracy Carlson was born in Springfield Ohio, but moved to Denver when she was five years old. A student of Denver Public Schools, Tracy went on to join the Navy after high school. After serving four years, Tracy started her family and lived in Craig Colorado while attending college to pursue her passion for education. After twelve years in Craig, Tracy and her daughters moved to Denver where she worked as a special education paraprofessional for an Autism Center-based program in Denver Public Schools and continued to take classes at Regis University. In 2012 she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Tracy is proud to call Florida Pitt Waller her home.