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 History Teacher Athletics Coach
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
McGill University B.S. Biology Minor in Hispanic Studies and English
Teacher Certification in Secondary Math and Science
As an alumnus of BCD it is very exciting to come back as a teacher. Before coming here I spent two years in the training and development department of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It is a joy being back in Boulder, as I love to hike and camp with my dogs. In the winter I also enjoy teaching kids to ski and watching the Toronto Maple Leafs play hockey!
Middle School Math and Science Teacher
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
Dr. Kerrie Wlad
Middle School Spanish Teacher
University of Saskatchwan - B.A. Spanish and German University of Calgary - M.A. Spanish
I am passionate about sharing knowledge and have been teaching for as long as I remember. Right before I came to BCD, I was at CU, educating future Spanish teachers!
In my spare time, I like to keep moving – I worry that if I stop, I might crumble and turn to dust. You might find me chasing around after one of my daughters or one of the many pets in our menagerie, running in the mountains or doing yoga. You will never find me sitting still!