Carissa Gray started working in the English Department at Perimeter College in 2003. By 2009, she was the Chair of the English, Arts, and Humanities Department. She was in this job until 2016.
As her academic success grew, she started a company called Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) to train teachers on the latest tools for managing the classroom and keeping students interested in all kinds of learning. Carissa Gray talks about everything, from ways to use games in the classroom to finding images. She shares her large collection of resources through ITC. She also makes workshops for local, regional, and national conferences that focus on the classroom experience in higher education and beyond. She does this through ITC.