Carolyn Ivanoff is a retired high school assistant principal. She is an educator, author, and independent historian. As an educator Carolyn is committed to bringing history and social studies education programs out of the classroom and into the community. She is a living historian with Company F 14th Connecticut, Blue and Gray Hospital Association, Confederation of Union Generals, a board member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons. Carolyn serves on various boards for local history organizations in Connecticut and is a long-time member of the American Battlefield Trust. Carolyn writes and speaks frequently on American history at local, state, and national venues. In 2003 Carolyn was named Civil War Trust’s Civil War Teacher of the Year. In 2010, 2011 and 2013 her education programs received Awards of Merit from the Connecticut League of History Organizations. In 2016 Carolyn was honored by the Connecticut Council of Social Studies with the Bruce Fraser Friend of the Social Studies Award. In 2018-19 Carolyn served as project coordinator for the 17th Connecticut Flagpole preservation and rededication project on Barlow’s Knoll at Gettysburg National Military Park. This project was honored with a 2019 Award of Merit from CHLO for preservation.