Welcome to New Legacy Charter School

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

Brenda Karlstrum
School Nurse

Mikaya Strickland
Administrative Assistant

Early Learning Center (ELC) Team

Teresa Flores
Assistant Director

Joy Hettich
Curriculum Coordinator & Coach

Heidy Alvarez
Toddler Lead Teacher

Elyssa Bardon
Infant Lead Teacher

Soledad Cordero
Infant Lead Teacher

Perla DeLaRosa
Toddler Lead Teacher

Eileen Gomez
Assistant Teacher – Floater

Nadia Gonzalez
Infant Assistant Teacher

Pre- Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Roxanna Olivan
Infant Assistant Teacher

Isabelle Ortiz
Infant Assistant Teacher

Erica Quiroz
Toddler Lead Teacher

Sha Smith
Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Jasmin Sontoya
Infant Assistant Teacher

Tania Valdivia-Ramirez
Toddler Assistant Teacher

Toddler Lead Teacher

High School Team

Nate Malkemus
Curriculum and Instruction Coach

School Counselor

Dallana Alvarado
EL Teacher & Coordinator and Math Teacher

Dero Ard
Math Teacher

Corina Bose
Special Education Teacher

Tara Duvall
Real-World Learning Coordinator

Jennifer Gordon
Colorado for a Change: Student Engagement

Summer Lash
Humanities Teacher

Danielle Lumpkin
Social Worker

Bemar Martinez
Family/Student Advocate

    Chantal Rukundo-Karaara
Perinatal/Neonatal Coordinator

Christopher Santangallo
Career Pathways Coordinator

Jennifer Stephens
Parenting Educator 

Social Worker

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