Our Staff

We are a mission-aligned team who are hard-working, collaborative, passionate, and flexible. We are individuals from diverse backgrounds who thrive in a student-centered environment of respect, trust, and high expectations. We are also individuals who are relational and care deeply about meeting the needs of young parents through a strong academic program.

Executive Team

Steven Bartholomew
Executive Director 

Cecilia Reyes
ELC Director

Sara Kahn
High School Principal

Claudia Baylon
Operations Director

Operations Team

Roxana Cadena
Administrative Assistant

Julisa Dorado
Administrative Assistant

Tom Fristad
Driver & Tutor

Amanda McRae
School Nurse

Early Learning Center (ELC) Team

Aeron LaCrosby
Assistant Director

Joy Hettich
Curriculum Coordinator & Coach

Veronica Arellano
Infant Assistant Teacher

Elyssa Bardon
Infant Assistant Teacher

Perla DeLaRosa
Toddler Lead Teacher

Sydney Ewing
Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Teresa Flores
Pre- Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Nadia Gonzalez
Infant Assistant Teacher

Emmatt Jackson
Toddler Lead Teacher

Shaquatta Lewis
Toddler Lead Teacher

Marsha Smith
Toddler Lead Teacher

Marisol Herrera-Hurtado
Infant Lead Teacher

Soledad Moran de Cordera
Infant Assistant Teacher

High School Team

Nate Malkemus
Curriculum and Instruction Coach

Langston Jacobs
Dean of Students

Dallana Alvarado
EL Teacher & Coordinator and Math Teacher

Corina Bose
Special Education Teacher

Lisa Chavez
Social Worker

Tara Duvall
Real-World Learning Coordinator

Jennifer Gordon
Colorado for a Change: Student Engagement

    Julie Reyes
Perinatal/Neonatal Coordinator

Summer Lash
Humanities Teacher

Bemar Martinez
Family/Student Advocate

Andrea Rojas
Mental Health Counselor 

Lillian Schillinger
Urban Servant Corps Student Advocate

Don Seese
Science Teacher

Jennifer Stephens
Parenting Educator 

Dero Ard
Math Teacher

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