Meet Carol Grainger


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Carol currently works independently as a training consultant for organizations supporting education and professional development. She has created the company Creative Learning Links to support organizations building systems that provide product education and training opportunities. Most of Carol’s support services are in design and development for web-based training. However, with her years of working in different research and educational organizations, she has managed to form a large network of professionals who are presenters and trainers.

With Carol’s extensive work experience in meeting management, web, video, telephone conference services and professional development, she can provide a variety of services to those who have to deliver learning to remote locations. Some of the Creative Learning Links training professionals are highly skilled in web-base delivery.

Carol previously worked as:

  • Manager of Michigan Virtual University as an Account Manager for the Global Collaboration Center
  • Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI) as:
    • Evaluation and Training Program Associate
    • Training Coordinator for Early On®
    • Director of MPHI InterActive Learning Center®
  • Conferences and Training Coordinator for the Educational Institute of American Hotel and Motel Association, Professional Development Division
  • Executive Assistant for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance District Office
  • Communications Coordinator for Dr. Keith B. Wong, DDS, OD
  • Wheatfield Township Clerk, Ingham County
  • Service Unit Director and Trainer, Michigan Capital Girl Scouts
  • Trainer, American Red Cross

Carol’s education is in Computer Science and Business Administration with an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. She was certified as a professional meeting professional in 2003.

Carol served as President for the Mid-Michigan Chapter of ASTD for four years and served as the Executive Director for the Michigan ASTD Training Institute that provided Train-the-Trainer courses.

Carol lives in central Michigan with her husband, Dave. They have three children and take care of two farm properties. Carol is a third generation mid-Michigan resident who is a living example of committed citizen who shares her love for the land and her community. 

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Carol is an outstanding, results-oriented meetings professional and professional learning consultant. Carol has worked for me in client development, scheduling, and management activities, and has exceeded expectations for both me and my clients. She is a pleasure to work with, very personable, and yet also focused on end results. Her deep knowledge in training and development, meeting management, and technology-enhanced meetings/programs is also a great additional skill. Carol is definitely someone that has helped my company to grow and thrive.

—Randall Dean
Randall Dean Consulting and Training, LLC

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