Mrs. Wingrove-Thomas is a graduate of the Connellsville Area School District. She received a Bachelor's of Science in Education degree in the areas of special and elementary education from California University of Pennsylvania in 2008 and a Master's of Education degree in middle school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education also from California University of Pennsylvania in 2012. She places a great deal of emphasis on the value of quality education, as she herself is currently in the process of completing a Doctor of Education degree at West Virginia University. Mrs. Wingrove-Thomas has also participated extensively with Intermediate Unit I's Math and Science Partnership at Penn State University's Eberly Campus.
Prior to moving to CAMS, she served as a sixth grade teacher and Title I interventionist at Springfield Township Elementary.