Hi and Welcome to everyone. My favorite pastime is hiking the beautiful mountains of Colorado. My husband and I came to Boulder after we got relocated from Houston. Each day I offer fun learning activities, interactive play, story times, and daily hands- on activities that will help your child to be prepared for kindergarten. I believe that parental involvement is a necessary step for educational success. Read More
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Karla Vazquez was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and she teaches third grade Biliteracy (Spanish and English as a Second language) and Content (Math, Social Studies & Science). In Monterrey, Mexico she earned two undergraduate bachelor degrees – one as a Professional Contemporary Dancer & Choreographer, and the second degree in Public Relations at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon. In 2000, two years after she immigrated to the United States, she began her… Read MoreTeacher
I grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut and attended the University of Vermont, where I received my B.A. in 1990, majoring in Political Science and minoring in both Economics and American Literature. Inspired by the beauty of Colorado (and the great skiing), I moved to Boulder in 1992 to study elementary education at the University of Colorado. I completed my M.A. in 1994, with a degree in Instruction and Curriculum, focusing on the multi-cultural foundations… Read MoreTeacher
I am from Guanajuato Mexico and have been in the states for 15 years. I have experience working with kids from kindergarten to sixth grade. I worked at Angevine Middle School in Lafayette for the 1998-99 school year. I have been working at Columbine since 2003. I started as a native language tutor for third grade and then moved on to work with both kinder and second grades. Subsequently, I worked for three years as a K-Care specialist while pursuing… Read MoreTeacher
Steve Ollanik has been teaching at Columbine for his entire educational career, since 1996. He has taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. Before teaching he spent 16 years in Silicon Valley as a software engineer and engineering manager. He has a Bachelors degree from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as well as a Masters in Education from University of Colorado. He has also received extensive training in differentiating instruction and teaching English as… Read MoreTeacher
I have been teaching Kindergarten at Columbine Elementary since 1997. My background and experience is focused on early childhood education. Prior to coming to Columbine I taught pre-school/pre-k in Boulder for 10 years. My passion is teaching, exploring, observing and learning with my students. I have an ESL endorsement and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on Literacy, Language and Culture. When I am not at school, I spend my free time… Read MoreTeacher