Prior to teaching at BCD, I taught for five years in Chicago at a high school and middle school. I have also taught in Colorado at the college level and middle school level. I enjoy reading, travel and baking, as well as spending time with my daughter, Madeline, and son, Henry. I moved to Colorado from Chicago in 2004 and love to hike and ski.
Middle School Spanish Teacher Year Started at BCD - 2015
B.A. in Sociology, Minors: Spanish, Environmental Studies, Education
Southern Oregon University (in partnership with La Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico)
I've taught Spanish for the past 10 years on three different continents and am thrilled to move to BCDS to continue to grow professionally and personally while connecting with a like-minded community.
My intrepid traveling dog, Ruby, and I have lived in Portland, Zambia, and Singapore and I'm so excited to move to Boulder to reconnect with my love of the outdoors and to be closer to my family in the Pacific Northwest. That said, my passport is ready to go on an adventure at a moment's notice!
Middle School History Teacher Athletics Coach Year Started at BCD - 1998
University of Colorado at Boulder B.A. International Affairs
My passion in life is traveling. I have explored the antiquities of Europe and Northern Africa. My goal is to get to Asia and Australia some day. Greece is my home-away-from-home. I enjoy long hot summers on its beautiful beaches... and let’s not forget about the food!
Middle School Math and Science Teacher Year Started at BCD - 2014
Naval Academy B.S. Physical Science Naval Postgraduate School M.Sc. in Oceanography Ph.D. Oceanography
Carl brings twenty-eight years of practical science /math research and teaching experience into the BCD classroom. He is a consummate “one-on-one methodology” teacher who strives to connect, inspire, and challenge ALL learning types to succeed. Before moving to Boulder, Carl was a Professor of Oceanography at the US Naval Academy from 2006 – 2014, where he taught several undergraduate earth science and character development courses. He has a passion for the aquatic sciences and is a current consultant within the Arctic and marine mammal research communities. When not working, Carl spends time with his wife. He is an avid runner, hiker, biker, fisherman, skier, and most importantly father.
Middle School Math Teacher Eighth Grade Dean Athletics Coach Year Started at BCD - 2011
Utica College of Syracuse University B.A. Mathematics Utica College M.S. ED - Leadership and Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms
Prior to teaching at BCD , I taught secondary and college level mathematics for eight years. While teaching high school, I taught many different levels of mathematics. This included courses that ranged from Pre-Algebra through Advanced Placement Calculus. At the collegiate level, I taught Algebra I and Algebra II/Trigonometry. In my free time I enjoy being outside and taking advantage of the beautiful scenery Colorado has to offer. I love to hike, run, mountain bike, and snowboard. I also love spending time with my family and dog and traveling to new places.
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Fourth – Eighth Grade Latin Sixth Grade Dean Year Started at BCD - 1982
Florida State University B.A. Classics and Education
When I am not playing with my dog or taking care of the house, I am an avid bowler. I also like to sail on Lake Pueblo whenever I have the chance to do so. I like to travel and keep current on the latest movies.
MS STEM and Programming Teacher Year started at BCD - 2015
Colorado State University B.S. Business Administration concentration in Computer Information Systems
This is my first year teaching in the classroom setting and I am very excited! I bring with me a year of experience teaching LEGO Engineering classes and summer camps and I will often sit for hours on end constructing a new LEGO creation. In addition, I am interested in expanding my robotics experience to include designing and building my very own BattleBot.
Middle School Science Teacher Seventh Grade Dean Year Started at BCD - 2012 College of William & Mary B.S. Biology University of California, Berkely Teaching Credential Touro University M.Ed. in Innovative Learning
Prior to teaching at BCD , I taught in public and private, urban and suburban middle schools for 16 years in California. I have taught almost every subject but my specialty is science where I have held several leadership roles.When not in the classroom, I spend as much time as possible exploring the outdoors. I love animals, nature, gardening, watching my sons play ice hockey, and my daughter ride horses.
French Teacher Year Started at BCD - 1995
Smith College B.A. French Language and Literature B.A. Comparative Literature Université de Paris IV, La Sorbonne University of Colorado at Denver M.A. Educational Psychology
Prior to teaching at BCD, I worked in the publishing world and coached swimming for the US Swimming Association.
I spend most of my free time playing with my two children and my husband. I enjoy being active outdoors, whether hiking, swimming, or snowshoeing. When I’m ready to come inside, I like to read, write, or listen to music.
Middle School English Teacher Year Started at BCD - 2013
University of Colorado B. A. in English with a Teaching Degree University of Colorado M.A. Education
Over the past eight years I have been teaching Language Arts and Literature (English) to sixth and eighth graders at Sacred Heart of Jesus Middle school in Boulder; prior to that, I worked for the Colorado Outward Bound School. I am an avid outdoors person; specifically I enjoy rock and ice climbing, mountain biking, and disc golf.
English Teacher Year started at BCD - 2015
Texas State University B.A., English Literature with minor in German Texas State University M.A., English Literature with minor in German
My family moved to Boulder in 2012 from Austin, Texas where I taught middle school English and Technology for four years at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. I’m thrilled to join the BCD community and teach again.
In addition to hanging out with my husband and two teenage sons, I love reading, hiking, and baking. I’m an avid birder and part-time poet who rarely finds time to write down the lines I compose in my head.
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