Rose has been a teacher for over 24 years. 14 of those years were spent as a special education teacher in Coastal North Carolina. Rose has been an early childhood educator in the Triangle for over 10 years. She has been at The Little School of Hillsborough since it opened in 2010. Rose’s education consists of a B.S. degree in special education from Appalachian State University and numerous college courses in both elementary education and early childhood education. Rose lives in Durham in a household of teenagers. Her current hobbies include yard work, home improvements, and arts and crafts. When Rose has a quiet moment to herself, she enjoys Sudoku and reading historical fiction. Rose visits her elderly parents every other weekend in Burlington and gets away to Atlanta to visit family members whenever the chance arises.