EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS K-12 SCHOOLS
Every student prepared for a world yet to be imagined.
Provide excellent, distinctive educational experiences that equip students for success today and in the future
-Demonstrate improvement of student achievement.
-Demonstrate a high-performing team.
-Embrace a culture of constant innovation
-Communicate and engage frequently with our customers.
-Provide a safe learning and working environment.
-Demonstrate operational efficiencies.
-Demonstrate fiscal prudence and financial responsibility
As Executive Director, K-12 Schools, it’s great to be a part of the D11 team. I came from the business community 21 years ago to enter into the field of education. I earned my Bachelors Degree in History from the University of Denver and my Masters degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix. I taught Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Technology and Business to middle school students until I became an administrator and have served as an Elementary, Middle and High School Assistant Principal, as Middle School Principal, as Athletic /Activities Director at Middle and High School. I have served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction in two districts and was Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in the Alamosa School District.
Welcome to Colorado Springs School District Eleven. I am very pleased to be a part of the K-12 Executive Director Team. We work together to support schools in creating an environment that stresses academic excellence and fosters respect for all. I have been an educator for 31 years and every year has been a professional growth opportunity for me to learn and serve others. I have had the great pleasure of serving as a building administrator at the middle school level and at the elementary level for 19 years prior to becoming a central office administrator. Eleven years of my career as an Elementary Principal include the honor of opening Trailblazer Elementary School. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and History from Western State College. I received my Masters Degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Reading from the University of Colorado. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family; I also enjoy reading, decorating, being outdoors, skiing and gardening. It is a pleasure and honor to be a part of the D-11 Administrative Team.
I am very fortunate to be part of an outstanding K-12 team in School District 11. I am a veteran of the U.S. Army, working in Military Intelligence and Linguistics. Following the service, I earned a pre-med degree from Colorado State and my first Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado.
I spent a number of years teaching math, science and foreign language at all grade levels. Most of my time teaching was spent at the middle level, where I also enjoyed coaching football, volleyball and track. Most recently, I served as the principal of Jenkins Middle School over the last five years. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and I continue to coach my children in Youth sports.
Each Executive Director in K-12 is assigned schools within the district. Below you will find a list of each school and the Director over that school.