Phone Ext: 1515
Beth was born at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. Her father was a career U.S. Army Officer. She attended schools in the U.S., England, and Germany as a young student. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Beth met her husband Steve in Greeley while attending UNC. Steve spent twenty-one years in the U.S. Army, most of his career was spent at SHAPE/NATO in Belgium, sixteen years in fact! While there, Beth earned her certificate in English as a Second Language, and worked as an English Instructor and the English Language Assessment Coordinator at the SHAPE/NATO Language School. In addition to the incredible career opportunity, beautiful countryside, art, lovely people, and delicious food, Belgium also afforded Beth the opportunity to become quite proficient in conversational French and German. After retiring from the military, Beth and Steve returned home to Colorado Springs and Beth began working for the UNHCR CRESL program, where she coordinated and taught English, Job Skills, American Culture, and GED classes. While working for the Colorado Refugee ESL program, Beth received her teaching authorization from the Colorado Department of Education in Literacy Instruction. Beth went on to accept a position with Colorado Calvert Academy Online as the Blended Learning Teacher. While working for Colorado Calvert Academy Online, now known as Academy Calvert Online, Beth discovered a love for technology, digital art and photography, and online education. As part of her commitment to her new position, she attended classes and completed coursework, earning certificates in Blended and Online Learning. Beth is passionate about learning and considers herself a lifelong student as well as a career educator. She is honored and excited to be a part of Monument Academy as the Elementary School Technology Teacher and to share her love of technology with her students.