Kathleen Anderson is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Kathleen teaches at STRIVE Prep - Kepner, a turnaround school in Southwest Denver. She was a Colorado Educator Voice Fellow with America Achieves during the 2016-2017 school year and is a finalist for the 2018 Colorado Teacher of the Year. Kathleen graduated with a BA in creative writing from Colorado College and earned an MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver.
Jennifer Armstrong is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. An educator since 2009, Jennifer teaches 4th grade at Hillcrest Elementary School in Northglenn, Colorado. She is the facilitator of the school-wide Response to Intervention team and serves as grade level chair. Prior to teaching at Hillcrest, Jennifer taught 3rd grade at Mission Manor Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona. She received her BS in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University and her MEd in Curriculum and Instruction in Reading from Grand Canyon University.
Carla Cariño is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Carla teaches 11th grade civics, AP government and politics and ethnic studies at North High School in the Denver Public School District. She is one of the inaugural membesr of the Colorado Commissioner’s Teacher Cabinet, the state's education commissioner’s teacher advisory board. Carla is also a member of the CDE Civics Standards Revision and Review Committee and the Civics Curriculum Review Committee for Denver Public Schools. She earned a BA in American Studies, teaching certificate, and an MA in Instruction and Curriculum from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Alison Corbett is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Alison is an English and concurrent enrollment educator at High Tech Early College (HTEC) in the Montbello neighborhood of Denver, where she serves as senior team lead responsible for coaching, evaluating, and collaborating with her team of teachers. Alison is on the instructional leadership team at HTEC and has been awarded a distinguished rating through Denver Public Schools for each of the last four years. Profiles of her classroom have appeared in Westword, The Daily Camera, and the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine. Alison received a BA in English from Fordham College and a MA in English from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Jonathan Davis is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Jonathan is an arts educator at The Studio School, a public arts-integrated magnet school in Northglenn, Colorado in the Adams 12 School District. One of the founding faculty members, he built a multi-disciplinary theater and dance program that serves children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Jonathan has founded three different businesses dedicated to educating young people through the arts. He received his BA in Theatre from the Colorado College.
Anita Hinger is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Anita teaches 8th grade integrated science at Pagosa Springs Middle School in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. She has served on her school’s instructional leadership team and has been an instructional peer coach. Based on student recommendations, Anita was named the Archuleta County Adult Role Model. She graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a BA in English.
Jamita Horton is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Jamita is a kindergarten teacher at Rocky Mountain Prep Southwest in Denver where she also acts as an advisor for the RELAY fellowship. She previously taught in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she was grade level chair, community service liaison and worked with teachers throughout the Milwaukee School District through the Schools that Can Leadership Program. She holds a BA in International Studies and Women’s Studies with a Certificate in Education Policy from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a MA in Urban Education from Cardinal Stritch University.
Mary Hulac is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Mary teaches 8th grade English and language arts teacher at Prairie Heights Middle School in Greeley Colorado, where she is also an assistant track coach and serves on the district’s 20/20 Vision Steering Committee, helping the district to align its mission, vision, and goals. Mary has spent her career in Title I schools, in residential treatment centers, and in rural in urban settings. She received her BA in English Education from Colorado State University and her Special Education MA from the University of Northern Colorado.
Sarah Lamberg is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Sarah teaches English language development (ELD) and multicultural studies at Fountain Middle School and Welte Educational Center in Pueblo, Colorado, where she is also an assistant cross country coach. Previously she taught kindergarten in Pueblo City Schools and middle school English in Japan. Sarah graduated from Webster University with a BA in Media Communications and an MAT in Early Childhood Education and received MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Southeast Missouri State University.
Sara Lemmon is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. Sara teaches 6th grade earth science at McAuliffe International School in Denver, Colorado, where she is the senior team lead for science and engineering and sponsor of the 8th grade mentorship program S.H.I.N.E (Showing How Inclusivity Nurtures Excellence). She previously taught at Peak to Peak Charter School and Westlake Middle School in Adams 12 School District. Sara graduated from CU-Boulder will a BA in Environmental Studies and received her MA in Secondary Reading from the University of Colorado Denver.