2017 Jared Polis Foundation’s Teacher Recognition Award Honorees

Amy Rehberg: Horizon High School, Thornton, Adams 12 School District- 9th-12th English

Anna Bicknase: Hinkley High School, Aurora, Aurora Public Schools-10th-12th English, Peer Counseling, and Restorative Justice facilitator

Bree Baughman: Fraser Valley Elementary School, Fraser, East Grand 2 School District- K-5 English Language and Intervention

Chloe Zagar: The New America School, Lakewood, Jefferson County charter school-9th-12th Instructional Coach, Language Arts and Art

Connie Parrish: Rocky Mountain Classical Academy, Colorado Springs, Falcon District 49 charter school-K-8 Art and Art Therapy

Dana Cooksey: Boulder High School, Boulder, Boulder Valley School District-9th, 10th, & 12th World Geography, World History & Sociology

Leticia Guzman Ingram: Basalt High School, Basalt, Roaring Fork School District- 9th-12th English Language Development program

Nicole Kallsen: Aspen Creek PreK-8, Broomfield, Boulder Valley School District-1st grade

Stephanie Esquibel: Timberline PreK-8 STEM School, Longmont, St Vrain Valley School District-6th-8th Math

Thomas Gladitsch: Red Canyon High School, 2 locations in Eagle & Edwards, Eagle County School District-9th-12th Social Studies, Finance & Career Tech

Yvonne Morfitt: Mountain Valley School, Saguache, Valley School District- 9th-12th Science & Life Skills