Prior to teaching at BCD, I played professional basketball in Europe and coached collegiate basketball at Colorado State University. One of my all-time favorite things to do is play basketball. I was fortunate enough to play collegiate basketball at the University of Colorado, and love to pass on my passion for the game to younger players.
University of Northern Colorado B.S. Business Administration Regis University Masters of Education and Reading Instruction
I am excited to be a part of the BCD Community. I have been teaching for over 16 years and look forward to being part of the Learning Center. I love hiking, paddle boarding, gardening and being outdoors. When I’m not spending time with my family I enjoy reading, trying new recipes and playing with my dog, Santino.
University of Guam B.A. Elementary Education University of Phoenix M.A. Elementary Education - Curriculum/Instruction
I have been teaching for 15 years at various grade levels, most recently in Hawaii. I truly enjoy spending time with my family and attending my children's sporting events. I love reading, cooking, and traveling. Traveling has given us opportunities to experience different cultures, foods, and a true appreciation for the world around us!
University of Colorado
B.A. Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences M.A. Education and Human Development - concentration in Early Literacy
I spent the 2015-2016 school year working as a Teacher Intern in the Kindergarten classrooms at BCD, in addition to working in Mrs. Hawkes Pre-K class as a Preschool Assistant and an After Care teacher. Prior to working at BCD, I held internships in the Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences field working with Preschool children. I am currently working on my masters in Education and Human Development. In my spare time I love practicing yoga, skiing, hiking and anything fashion related!
Luther College B.A. Elementary Education Regis University M.Ed. Reading
In my free time I enjoy running and training for half marathons, reading a good book while drinking coffee, laughing with my family, and practicing my cooking skills. I am enthusiastic and passionate about learning something new and growing with my students each day.
University of Colorado at Boulder B.A. History B.A. Anthropology University of Colorado Denver M.A. Educational Psychology
Prior to joining the BCD community, I spent 5 years teaching preschool through 2nd grade in the Boulder area. I also spent some time working in a law firm with an emphasis in educational law. I am a Boulder native, and it should come as no surprise that I love to be in the mountains and play outside. You can also find me curled up with a good book or enjoying the company of my friends and family.
First Grade Teacher
Wheaton College B.A. Sociology (Minor in Early Education) Pepperdine M.Ed. Elementary Education
I have been teaching for over 16 years in both independent and public schools from California to Colorado. I live in Niwot with my husband and three children. My husband and and I spend quite a bit of our free time watching our kids play sports. As a family, we love to hike, walk our two golden retrievers, travel, and go the movies.
Assistant First Grade Teacher
University of Colorado Boulder B.A. - Communication University of Phoenix M.A. - Elementary Education
I grew up in Aspen, Colorado, and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder. I have had the pleasure of teaching preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. I am excited to transition to an assistant teaching position. My husband and I have two grown daughters. I spend my time walking my dog, water skiing at Lake Martin, AL, and reading every children’s book I can!
Second Grade Teacher
College of Charleston BS in Elementary Education
Manhattanville College MS in Elementary Special Education
I grew up in St. Louis Missouri where I went to an independent school PK - 12. I moved to Charleston South Carolina to go to College of Charleston. From Charleston I moved to Greenwich Connecticut to attend Grad School and teach at another independent school. After I graduated I moved to Colorado to be closer to my family who moved to Breckenridge CO while I was in college. I started teaching at another independent school in Boulder. My first year in Colorado I met my husband. We got married and a year later had our son Keegan. As a family we love to hike with our dog, go skiing/ snowboarding, and spend time with our families in Breckenridge and in southern California!
Second Grade Teacher
University of Toledo B.A. - in Elementary Education
My favorite things about living in Boulder are the people, sunshine, and mountains. Prior to teaching at BCD, I taught first grade at Harding Academy in Nashville, Tennessee for six years. Before that I taught in North Ridgeville City Schools in Ohio for five years. When I am not teaching, you can most likely find me spending time outside with my family. I enjoy hiking, exploring, and anything to do with water.
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Third Grade Teacher
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Denver M.A. Learning, Developmental & Family Sciences *in progress
I moved to our beautiful state of Colorado when I was 7 years old and to Boulder when I was 18. After graduating from The University of Colorado, I traveled the world rock climbing. After returning to Boulder, I got married and had my two amazing sons, whom I home schooled from 2013-2019. In 2019 I was a substitute teacher in 8 of Boulder Valley School District’s schools in all grade levels. In my free time I love to read, visit museums, hike, climb, and dance. In the summer, you will typically find me on an adventure with my 2 sons, husband, and 2 rescue dogs.
Third Grade Teacher
University of Northern Colorado B.A. Elementary Education and Social Sciences University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate coursework in Curriculum and Instruction
This is my 3rd year teaching, prior to BCD I taught 2nd grade at a school in Commerce City. Last year I joined BCD as the Kindergarten Assistant and also worked After & Before care.
I am a Boulder native and enjoy doing anything that gets me outdoors. This past summer, I backpacked the Collegiate Loop, as well as the Four Pass Loop in Aspen. I also enjoy cooking, travelling, and spending time with my family.
5th Grade Teacher
University of Colorado, Boulder B.A. - Environmental Studies
I grew up in Monument, CO and did my undergrad at CU Boulder in Environmental Studies. I hold a Master's degree in Learning, Development, and Family Sciences from CU Denver. I love Colorado and being outdoors! I am a snowboarder, hiker, camper, and sneakerhead (ask me about it anytime). I am also a big fan of music and movies.
Fifth Grade Teacher
Iowa State University B.A. in Elementary Education Endorsements: English as a Second Language, Reading
I graduated Iowa State University in 2018 and worked for Des Moines Public Schools my first 2 years of teaching. I grew up in Omaha, Nebraska (Go Huskers!) and living in Colorado has always been a dream of mine. I can’t wait to learn and grow at BCD! When I’m not teaching, I love to garden, hike, run, and cook.