Dana earned her B.A. from College of the Holy Cross, where she majored in history and theatre. As a theatre major, Dana performed in Alternate College Theatre productions as well as on the main stage. She worked in the Worcester Shakespeare Company as an intern actor. Dana also interned with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, where she taught theatre to students ranging in age from elementary through high school, and assisted with their productions. Wanting to pursue her passions for history and teaching, Dana completed her M.Ed. in education at Boston College. She is thrilled to be a Monarch, teaching the young women of Trinity Hall.