UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Denver, CO.
• Ed.D. Doctor of Education - Educational Leadership; Professional Learning. 4.0/4.0
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, Fort Collins, CO.
• M.Ed., Master of Education - Educational Leadership and Human Resources Studies; K-12 Principal licensure cohort. GPA 4.0/4.0.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI.
• B.A., Bachelor of Arts - Teacher certification with double major in Spanish and history. Education GPA 4.0/4.0. Overall GPA 3.47/4.0.
Experienced Leader & Educator
Social Emotional Learning Expert
Educational leader with experience designing and delivering innovative learning experiences for students, teachers, and school leaders. Recognized as a high-energy coach, problem-solver, listener, and leader with a strong focus on continuous improvement, research-based learning strategies, social-emotional learning implementation, and an unwavering commitment to the whole child.
Director of Operations and Management, Aurora Public Schools (August 2019 - Present)
Affiliate Faculty, Colorado Christian University (August 2019 - Present)
Researcher, Center for Practice Engaged Educational Research, The University of Colorado - Denver (2019 - Present)
Coordinator of Student Achievement, Cherry Creek Schools (August 2018 - July 2019)
Dean, West High School, Denver Public Schools (August 2016 - July 2018)
Spanish Instructor, Cherry Creek Schools, Options School (August 2013 - August 2016)
Principal Fellow, Cherry Creek Public Schools (August 2012 - March 2013)
Business Support Specialist, TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, Denver, CO (2011-2012).
Spanish Teacher, Cabarrus County Schools, Hickory Ridge High School, Harrisburg, NC. (2008 – 2011).
Professional Strengths Include:
Whole staff development
Leadership training and systems development
Data-driven instructional protocol
Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) for students with mental health and learning challenges.
Recipient of the University of Michigan Rosalie Ginsberg Award for superior commitment to community service.
Awarded James B. Angell Scholar in recognition of a perfect scholarship record.
Awarded Clare Sliney Scholarship and Teachers for Tomorrow Scholarship by the UM School of Education for outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to improving the lives of students.