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.

School Leadership & Administration Team

Steven Bartholomew
Executive Director

Claudia Baylon
Operations Director

Ceci Reyes
ELC Director 

Sara Kahn
High School Principal

Aeron LeCrosby
ELC Assistant Director 

Megan Rains
High School
Assistant Principal 

Joy Hettich
ELC Curriculum Coordinator & Coach

Amanda McRae 
School Nurse

Roxana Cadena 
Administrative Assistant

Julisa Dorado
Administrative Assistant

Early Learning Center

Veronica Arellano
Infant Assistant Teacher

Perla DeLaRosa
Toddler Lead Teacher

Teresa Flores
Pre- Kindergarten Lead Teacher 

Emmatt Jackson
Toddler Lead Teacher 

Shaquatta Lewis
Infant Lead Teacher

Nuriya Mubarak
Infant Assistant Teacher

Marsha Smith
Toddler Lead Teacher 

Yolanda Romero
Infant Assistant Teacher

Charlotte DeSouza
Toddler Lead Teacher

Sydney Ewing
Urban Servant Corps – ELC Assistant

Ruby Perez
Toddler Assistant Teacher

High School Staff 

Dallana Alvarado
EL Teacher & Coordinator and Math Teacher

Ellie Baker
Social Worker

Corina Bose
Special Education Teacher

Mandy Cristos
Language Arts 

Elizabeth Gouveia
School Counselor

Melissa Hummel Romero
Family/Student Advocate

Nate Malkemus
Humanities Teacher 

Julia Reyes
Home Based Educator 

Andrea Rojas
Mental Health Counselor 

Jennifer Stephens
Parenting Educator 

    Mikhail Talley
Colorado for a Change Associate

Adam Stewart 
Math Teacher

Don Seese
Science Teacher

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