Staff Spotlight Archives - Colorado SKIES Academy

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Flight Crew Spotlight: Nicholas Long, Science Facilitator

Nicholas Long is a science facilitator at Colorado SKIES Academy. He began his teaching career in Houston, home of NASA, and for the last five years has been an educator in Houston, Texas, and Denver, Colorado. We’re fortunate to have…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Jennifer Pinnell, Math and Science Facilitator

With a background in electrical engineering, Jennifer Pinnell is well prepared to facilitate our math and science classes at Colorado SKIES Academy. During the 2018-2019 school year, she taught physics, physical science, earth science, biology, and anatomy and physiology for…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Jason Brockman, Social Science Facilitator

Jason Brockman has eight years of experience in social studies education. He began teaching American history at Columbia College in Denver and continued his growth by working as an educational assistant at STEM Academy in Greenwood Village. He went on…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Rachel Sohns, Language Arts Facilitator

Hello! My name is Rachel Sohns. I am so excited to be in my 14th year in education and to be a language arts facilitator here at Colorado SKIES Academy! I grew up in Sherman Oaks, California, and moved to…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Mary Gispan

FUTURE FOCUS: What about working at Colorado SKIES Academy are you most excited?  Being able to connect even more with my older son, Brady, who is an astrophysics major, in his junior year at CU Boulder. To be able to…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Zachary Leins, Science & Mathematics Facilitator

My name is Zachary Leins, and I was born and raised in Littleton, CO. I attended CU Boulder and graduated with a degree in Integrative Physiology. Outside of school, I love spending time with my family and friends. Two of…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Aubree Keys, Language Arts

My name is Aubree Keys, and I’m a Facilitator at Colorado SKIES Academy. I provide guidance in the subject area of language arts to help learners develop the reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills that will aid them now and…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Bri Jones, Office Manager/Registrar

My name is Brianna Jones, but kids just call me “Ms. Bri.” I am the Office Manager and Registrar, and handle Community Engagement at Colorado SKIES Academy. I am proud to be part of the team at CSA. I am…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Holly Pierce, STEAM Facilitator

As a Colorado native, I have a deep passion for our state and its people. For the past 15 years, I have been teaching a range of ages in kindergarten to 6th grade. By teaching such a broad range of…

Flight Crew Spotlight: Suzanne Acheson

My name is Suzanne Acheson and I am the School Director of Colorado SKIES Academy. I worked for 25 years in Aurora public schools, where I was a math teacher at Pickens Technical College, and then an assistant principal and…