Colleen has been teaching at Centennial Middle School for the past fifteen years. During that time, Colleen also earned two advanced degrees. A MA in Education, Equity, and Cultural Diversity with emphasis in Social, Multicultural, and Bilingual Foundations and an EdS in Administration and Leadership from the University of Colorado. For the past eight summers, Colleen has enjoyed being a BVSD Summer Academy principal. She resides in Boulder with her husband and three young children.