Dawn Cole was born in Ohio and raised as a child of parents in the military kid. She has lived all over the world. Dawn received her B.A. in English from University of Maryland University College, her Elementary teaching certificate from Eastern New Mexico University, and her M.S. of Education with a focus in Elementary Reading and Mathematics from Walden University. She has taught 8+ years split evenly between 3rd and 5th grade with two of the years being a 4/5 multi-age class. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and two Shiba Inu dogs. Other passions include cooking, hiking, camping, watching baseball and football, and entertaining for family and friends.