A native of Wilmington, Mrs. Ragan graduated from UNC Wilmington with undergraduate degrees in Business Administration-Accountancy (BS) and Middle Grades Education (BA). Her Masters in Education is in Middle Grades Education from UNCW as well as a graduate certificate in AIG. She holds current NC Licensure in mathematics (grades 6-9) and AIG licensure (Grades K-12). She has taught in both public and private school settings teaching all levels of middle school mathematics and Algebra and Geometry. In addition to teaching mathematics, Mrs. Ragan is an adjunct faculty member at CFCC teaching an introductory course in education to college transfer students who aspire to be teachers.