Faculty & Staff

Administration

Brenda Kazin – Principal
Ken Hansen – Asst. Principal
Roma Pitt – Asst. Principal
Vickie Collins – Student Advisor

Instructional Leadership Team

Assessment Lead – Michelle Buchi
Karen Chapman – AA
Susan-Marie Farmen – Dean of Student Services
Annette Garcia – AA
Joyce Grove – AA
Carole Lohr – AA
Jessica Erickson – Senior Team Lead
Seth Headrick – Senior Team Lead
Jonna Hughes – Senior Team Lead
Ambika Parker – Senior Team Lead
Janet Taggart – Senior Team Lead
Margaret Rohan – Senior Team Lead

Admin. Support Team

Rebecca Byers-Norton – Bookkeeper
Pat Bringenberg – Secretary
Isabel Vera- Secretary
Linda Yadgar – Clerical
Veronica Martinez – Clerical
Duvan Arcila-Flores – Tech Support
Robin Navarro – Security

Student Services Team

Tami Koenig – School Counselor
Debbi Manning-Adams -Psychologist
Terez Woodward – Nurse
Jessica Aragon – Social Worker
Amanda Reed – Speech
Diana Howard – Gifted and Talented
Lauren Noe – OT/PT

ECE Teachers

Kimberly Headrick
Carolyn Parish
Susana Campos – ELA-S

Kindergarten Teachers

Kathryn Canale
Manuela Davedeit-Winston – Newcomer
Esther Smith – Newcomer
Julie Lay – Newcomer K-1
Alberta Gallegos-Vahling – ELA-S

1st Grade Teachers

Linda Weiss
Rebecca Johnson-Ledoux
Marcia Mason – Newcomer Level 1
Shannon McGrady – Newcomer Level 2
Carmen Kuri-Moeller – ELA-S

2nd Grade Teachers

Elizabeth Park
Lisa Grubbs
Elvina Htoo
Jessica Mason – Newcomer Level 1
Sabira Marike – Newcomer Level 2
Dolly Calderon – ELA-S

3rd Grade Teachers

Jessica Erickson
Amanda Barton
Jonna Hughes
Shannon Mocine-McQueen
Stephanie Covey – Newcomer Level 1
Bette Roberts – Newcomer Level 2

4th Grade Teachers

Kathy Dam
Esther Mathoka
Britt-Inger Scott
Jane Eaton – 4th/5th Newcomer
Ellen DeStephano – 4th/5th Newcomer

5th Grade Teachers

Greg Mehalovitz
Barbara Sando
Annie Trullinger
Jane Eaton – 4th/5th Newcomer
Ellen DeStephano – 4th/5th Newcomer
Regina Deleon – Newcomer

6th Grade Teachers

Seth Headrick – Math
Heidi Tyler – Social Studies
Tarena Zake – Science
Nicole Kaiser – Language Arts
Elaine Lindsey – Language Arts
Della Hoffman – Newcomer

7th Grade Teachers

Valerie Dunn – Science
Benjamin Pruitt – Language Arts
Jessica Rapp – Math
Sandra Lins – Social Studies/AVID

8th Grade Teachers

Judy Harris – Social Studies
Josh Vinlove – Science
Sam Gordon – Math
Jacqueline Chambliss – Language Arts

Specials Teachers

Andrea Mahecha – Digital Art
Callie Ludwig – Drama
Karen Burns – Library
Michael Spencer – Vocal Music
Kristine Barlow – Instrumental Music
Bethany Groff – P.E.
Kathleen Nickless – P.E.
James Wilkerson – Technology
Michelle Gallardo – Art
Elon Cohen – Wellness Coordinator

Facilitators

Carole Lohr – Humanities
Annette Garcia – Math/Science

Mild/Moderate & Multi-Intensive

Renee Romanowski
Travis DePew
Lindsay Koch
Elaine Lindsey
Venita O’Hara

Intervention/ESL/ELD

Marcela Quesada
Margaret Rohan
Ambika Parker
Jil Washburn
Kim Kelly
Janet Taggart
Angela Marklovitz
Ana Silva

BRIDGES After School Program

Roxie Berkman

Goodwill

Jonise Roberts – Youth/Adult Facilitator

Math Fellows

Gabrielle Mahon – Coordinator

Facilities

Tony Reveles – Manager
Ulfeta Kuduzovic – Assistant Manager

Food Services

Rosa Martinez – Manager

Paraprofessionals

Basma Ahmad (Arabic)
Duvan Arcila-Flores (Spanish)
Paula Arcila-Flores (Spanish)
Kristsina Asimava (Russian)
Prahlad Baral (Nepali/Hindi/Dzougha)
Lekbira Bensabahia (Arabic/French)
Nimco Bulhan (Arabic/Somali)
Yolanda Burton (Spanish)
Dharani Dhakal (Nepali/Hindi/Bengali)
Pam Davis
Chuda Dhungana (Nepali/Hindi)
Kadiatou Dia (French/Bambara/Foulani)
Maria Diaz (Spanish)
Felicia Dozier
Nevein Esmail (Arabic)
Meredith Foley
Katherina Lei (Burmese/Karen)
Lakenda Lewis
Pauline Maes (Spanish)
Lori Martinez
Allison Montague
Amy Mulholland
Niru Nepal (Nepali/Hindi)
Lasandra Paris
Sima Pomerantz (Spanish)
Dorothy Pratt
Muhammed Soe (Burmese)
Rehana Soe (Burmese/Malay/Hindi)
Shivacharara Sunil Kumar (Hindi/Kanrada)
Daro Wakeyo (Amharic/Omoro)
Hai-Ping Wang (Chinese/Korean)
Lindsey York
Kifle Zerom (Tigrinya)

Denver Health School-Based Clinic

Martina Paiz – Clinic Coordinator
Gina Schmidt – Dental
Sheryl Porter – Mental Health
Jessica Kingsley – Mental Health
Nematullah Ezat – Medicaid