Carol Van Zalingen
Lower and Middle School Dean of Student Support
B.A., English and Anthropology, Rice University
Carol joined the Westridge community in 2008, where she taught 8th Grade English for 7 years before becoming Lower and Middle School Dean of Student Life. In 2018, she assumed the role of Dean of Lower and Middle School Student Support at Westridge. She holds a B.A. in English and Anthropology from Rice University and an M.Ed. from the University of Montevallo. Prior to working at Westridge, she taught 8th grade language arts at Simmons Middle School in Hoover, AL, for six years. She has also taught 7th grade language arts in Hilliard, Ohio, at both Weaver Middle School and Memorial Middle School.