Stacie grew up in Colorado Springs and spent her K-12 years attending D-20 schools. She went to Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. and started her teaching career teaching second grade in Derby, Kansas. She taught first grade for two years at Roosevelt Charter Academy in Colorado Springs and spent the last year teaching 6-12 ESL at Discovery Canyon. She has three kids and enjoys spending her free time being outdoors or traveling. She is so excited to be back teaching first grade as well as being at New Summit!
Katie is from Middletown, Ohio where she met her wonderful husband and began her first years of teaching. Katie taught first grade, Special needs preschool for two years and second grade for one year, then she and her husband and daughter Lilly Grace ventured to Chattanooga, Tennessee. After a few years of staying home with Lilly and new brother Charlie, Katie went back to teaching third grade in Tennessee. Katie and her family made a final stop in Colorado Springs where she has taught preschool for the last two years and has become involved in her church. She completed her college Education with a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Special Education at Miami University of Ohio. Katie also has a Masters in K-6 Reading and Writing obtained from Marygrove College. Education is a passion of Katie’s that has been passed down for generations. Her mother and Grandmother were teachers and Katie also felt led to become an educator. Katie enjoys “being on stage” in the classroom and making learning come to life. She appreciates getting to know families and creating rapport with her students. The excitement she has to begin a new journey at New Summit Charter Academy is a blessing that she will cherish for years to come.