After working sixteen years in elementary education in Maryland, Ms. Gillen moved to Colorado just in time to move back East to Boston to attend Simmons College Graduate School in Library and Information Science where she graduated with a MLIS in 2009. She also has a B.A. in Drama from Washington University in St. Louis and a M.S. in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University. Since 2009, she has been delighted to share her passion for reading with all of Peak to Peak.