Staff

 Aurora Central Staff and Faculty
Department Heads are denoted with a *
Teachers may be listed multiple departments.

ADMINISTRATION Website

Staff or Faculty Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension  Website
Gerardo De La Garza Principal Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27003  
Matthew Ashlock Assistant Principal Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27031  
Jennifer Pock Assistant Principal Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27096  
Nathan Smith Assistant Principal Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27130  
Dan Lliteras Athletic Director Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27026 ACTrojans
Todd Elliott Administrative TOSA
Smart Program Coordinator
114 303-340-1600 ext. 47039  
Ryan Shaw Administrative TOSA  306  303-340-1600 ext. 27064  
Steve Stobaugh Adminstrative TOSA   303-340-1600 ext. 27116  

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT TEAM

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Michelle Ibarra Principal's Secretary Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27001  
Raquel Amador Dean's Secretary Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 27139  
Leone Bradfield Athletics & Activities Athletic Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27069 ACTrojans
Fabiola Cruz Receptionist Main Office 303-340-1600 ext. 2700/0  
Jamie Gonzales Department Clerk & Staff Attendance Attendance Office    
Debby Hall Registrar Registrar Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27070  
Rick Lopez Bueno HEP Program (GED)  HSA 7 303-340-1600 ext. 27127 University of Colorado Bueno HEP Program
Matthew Mitchell Family Liaison Attendance Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27105  
Marcela Roybal Attendance Attendance Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27009  
Diane Rundo Book Keeper Book Keeper Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27020  
Maria Saenz Counseling Secretary Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27050  
Alice Van Ross E2020 372 303-340-1600 ext. 27114  

DEAN OF STUDENTS

Staff or Faculty Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Chaniqua Brown 10th Grade Dean of Students    303-340-1600 ext. 27104  
James Laing 11th Grade Dean of Students   303-340-1600 ext. 27049  
Robert Peeples 9th Grade Dean of Students   303-340-1600 ext. 27049  
Anie Tandler 10th Grade Dean of Students and Restorative Justice   303-340-1600 ext. 27115  
Matthew Ventura 12th Grade Dean of Students   303-340-1600 ext. 27117  

CAMPUS MONITOR

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Chris Kelly Campus Monitor 312    
Marcus Shelton Campus Monitor 312    
Anthony Simmons Campus Monitor 312    
Dave Thomas Campus Monitor 312    
Tim Walter Campus Monitor 312    

SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

Staff Member Position Rm #  303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Jason Pray School Resource Officer SRO Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27052 Aurora Government Website
Luke Barker School Resource Officer SRO Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27052 Aurora Government Website

 MEDIA CENTER

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Kristy Hollingsworth Media Clerk Library Media Center 303-340-1600 ext. 27038 LMC Website
John Wollbrinck Technology Manager Library Media Center 303-340-1600 ext. 27040 Tech Website
Dante Bills Gear Up Gear Up Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27132 Gear Up Website
Phyllis Washington Gear Up Gear Up Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27132 Gear Up Website

APS ONLINE

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-326-1100 +Extension Website
Ran Jung APS Online APS Online 303-326-1100 ext. 27100 APS Online Website
Cindy Snyder APS Online APS Online 303-326-1100 ext. 27100 APS Online Website

HEALTH SERVICES

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Rita Hanneman* Speech Language Pathologist 342 303-340-1600 ext. 27095  
Dena Joslyn-Custer Social Worker 344  303-340-1600 ext. 27125  
Molly McDonald District Audiologist ESC2 720-216-2621 (video relay) 
303-322-2231 ext. 28440
 
Karyn Singley-Blair Psychologist 346 303-340-1600 ext. 27060  
Jennifer Swanson Psychologist 347 303-340-1600 ext. 27018  
Rachel Uslan Mental Health   303-340-1600 ext. 27042  
Rebecca Warnell Vision Specialist   303-340-1600 ext.   
Tammy Wollbrinck Nurse Health Room  303-340-1600 ext. 27004 Nurse Website

EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT SERVICES (SPED)

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 ext.  Website Syllabus
Maggie Anderson Exceptional Student Services Math   303-340-1600 ext. 62291 Website Math 1, 2, 3 & 4
Nancy Atwood Exceptional Student Services English 342 303-340-1600 ext. 27058 Website  
Linda Brumley Exceptional Student Services Math 341 303-340-1600 ext.    
Ian Clavert Exceptional Student Services Literacy 733 303-340-1600 ext. 63713 Website  
Laura Cornelius Exceptional Student Services Literacy 217 303-340-1600 ext. 64833 Website  
Kristin Hoffman* Exceptional Student Services Literacy 364 303-340-1600 ext. 64673 Website Literacy
Word Study
Michael Kane Exceptional Student Services Literacy

351

303-340-1600 ext. 63138 Website  
Mary Ann Kirkegard Exceptional Student Services Math 331 303-340-1600 ext. 27058 Website  
Meghan Petoskey Exceptional Student Services Literacy 351 303-340-1600 ext. 47067 Website

Literacy
Word Study

DEAF and HARD OF HEARING

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Diana Barry Teacher of the Deaf 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27097 Website DHH
Laurel Robinson Teacher of the Deaf 611 303-340-1600 ext. 62479 Website DHH
Tara Linn DHH Lead Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27097 Website  
Heather Brack DHH Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27097 Website  
Sharon Clark DHH Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 63504 Website  
Julie Evans DHH Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27092 Website  
Randy Felker DHH Notetaker 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27097 Website  
Shawna Kelly DHH Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27097 Website  
Summer Lapp DHH Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27097 Website  
James Winn DHH Interpreter 611 303-340-1600 ext. 27091 Website  

INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING CENTER

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Rodney Fernandez Instructional Learning Center, Science and English 365 303-340-1600 ext. 62971 Website ILC
Katherine Gonzales Instructional Learning Center, Social Studies and Math 366 303-340-1600 ext. 27062 Website ILC

DIVERSE LEARNING CENTER

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website  Syllabus
Matthew Clark Diverse Learning Center 358 303-340-1600 ext. 63701 Website  
Corbett Kesler Diverse Learning Center 359 303-340-1600 ext. 64979 Website  

AFFECTIVE NEEDS CENTER

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Kimberly Sutherland Affective Needs 311 303-340-1600 ext. 62261 Website Affective Needs 

COUNSELING

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Nicole Avent-Henry 11&12 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27044  Website
Kelly Benson 9&10 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27046  Website
Amanda McCorkel 9&10 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27017  Website
Linda McCoy 11&12 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27015  Website
Corbin Roberts* 11&12 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27047  Website
John Scruggs 11&12 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27043  Website
Lindsay Unks 9&10 Counselor Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27095  Website

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Amy Campbell Health Science Academy HSA1 303-340-1600 ext. 63211 PLTW LMS Website
Funmunya Egbune Goodwill Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27112 Goodwill Website
Mark Gibson Goodwill Counseling Office  303-340-1600 ext. 27112 Goodwill Website
Kenneth Henderson Friends For Youth Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27092 Website
Denise Nolte ACE Coordinator 616 303- Website
Matthew Ricks Friends For Youth Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27092  Website
Angie Turbyfill Friends For Youth Counseling Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27092 Website
Lori Wolter Student Advocate/McKinney Vento Act HSA 6 303-340-1600 ext. 27032 McKinney Vento Website
Mary Wright Aurora Lights Student Advisor, Health Science Pathways Coordinator HSA 303-340-1600 ext. 27109 Aurora Lights Website

ACADEMIC SUPPORT TEAM

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Kyle Reutter Teacher Leader/Professional Development  610 303-340-1600 ext. 64632  Website
Alan Sipes Assessments Coordinator and Data Specialist   303-340-1600 ext. 27045  Website

PARA-EDUCATORS AND EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Verchella Dunson Para-Educator Affective Needs 303-340-1600 ext. 47031 Website
Diane Landrum-Davis Para-Educator Diverse Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47066  
Jeannie Montony Para-Educator Instructional Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47072 Website
Aimee Pemberton Para-Educator Diverse Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47066 Website
Marylee Pitman Para-Educator Diverse Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47066 Website
Melissa Quintero Para-Educator Diverse Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47066 Website
Jose Rivera Para-Educator Diverse Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47066 Website
Nicholas Vandercar Para-Educator Diverse Learning Center 303-340-1600 ext. 47066 Website

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Rose Arellano ELD 606 303-340-1600
ext. 
Website

ELD 3
Sheltered English 10

Sean Guard* ELD 605 303-340-1600
ext. 62544
Website ELD 1
Karmen Kimm ELD 613 303-340-1600
ext. 
Website

ELD 3
Sheltered English 11-12

Carol Lucero ELD 604 303-340-1600
ext. 
Website ELD 1 English
ELD 2
English
Garrett Myers ELD 603 303-340-1600
ext. 64818
Website  
Glen Ochoa ELD 605 303-340-1600
ext. 63342
Website Newcomer Civics
ELD 1
Ramona Olivas ELD 609/604 303-340-1600
ext. 64651
Website ELD 1
ELD 2

LANGUAGE ARTS DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Stephanie Bolivar English 12 M1A 303-340-1600
ext.
Website

English 11
English 12

Granville Deaton English 10 733 303-340-1600
ext. 63650
Website English 10
Valarie Elbaum English 11 607 303-340-1600
ext. 63122
Website English 11AP Language and Composition
Heather Egeland English 12 723 303-340-1600
ext. 64671
Website English 12
Joe Gallardo English 9 M3A 303-340-1600
ext. 
Website English 9
Tyler Gross English 10 303 303-340-1600
ext. 64851
Web/Twitter English 10
Tara Hoesly English 11 608 303-340-1600
ext. 62720
Website  English 11
AP English Literature and Composition
Sara Kalamarides English 9 613 303-340-1600
ext. 63783
Website English 9
Jennifer Malinowski* English 9 722 303-340-1600
ext. 63957
Website English 9
Sean O'Malley English 9 307 303-340-1600
ext. 62557
Website English 9
JiYoung Park English 12 M1B 303-340-1600
ext. 62710
Website English 12
Corey Ryan English 9 404 303-340-1600
ext. 63558
Web/Blog  English 9
Shazia Sulehria English 10 335 303-340-1600
ext. 64530
Website  
Shari Summers English 10 612 303-340-1600
ext. 63786
Website English 10
Christina Whitney* English 11 615 303-340-1600
ext. 62840
Website

English 11
English Composition I
English Composition II
AP English Language and Composition

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Chuda Baral Math 334` 303-340-1600 ext. 62449 Website Core 1
Core 2 
Dorian Cagaanan Math 302 303-340-1600 ext. 62287 Website

Core 1
Core 3

Randy Caswell Math 402 303-340-1600 ext. 64766 Website

Core 2
Core 3
AP Calculus

Jeff Darling Math HSA12 303-340-1600 ext. 62962 Website

Core 2
Math Analysis

Lisandro De La Oliva Math M2B 303-340-1600 ext.  Website Honors Core 4
Doug Gerace Math 401 303-340-1600 ext. 47090 Website

Core 1
Financial Algebra 

Jim Keefe* Math 331 303-340-1600 ext. 64889 Website

Probability and Statistics
Financial Algebra

William Luebker Math 332 303-340-1600 ext. 64879 Website Core 3 
Algebraic Literacy
College Algebra
Andrew Nguyen Math 403 303-340-1600 ext. 64285 Website

Core 2
Core 3 

Justine Riant Math 301 303-340-1600 ext. 63449 Website

Core 1 
Core 2

Genella Spencer Math 363 303-340-1600 Website Core 1
Core 3
Shalese Stroup Math 333 303-340-1600 Website  
Ken Wu Math HSA 8 303-340-1600 ext. 64447 Website

Core 2
Core 4

David Zukin Math HSA 9 303-340-1600 ext. 62581 Website   Math

 SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Gayle Bintner Science 375 303-340-1600 ext.61446 Website Physics
Astronomy
Amy Campbell Science HSA 1 303-340-1600 ext. 63211 PLTW LMS Website

Human Body Systems
Principles of Biomedical Science
Medical Interventions
Medical Terminology
Human Nutrition
Introduction to Biotechnology
Biomedical Innovations

Heather Craven Science 374 303-340-1600 ext.  Website

Intro to Health Science
Active Physics

Matthew Eckert Science HSA4 303-340-1600 ext. 63261 Website

Active Physics
Environmental Science

Mary Beth Evans* Science 396 303-340-1600 ext.  Website

Biology
Honors Biology

Cole Hardy Science 382 303-340-1600 ext. 64125 Website Physics
Nathan Holton Science 384 303-340-1600 ext. 64485 Website

Biology
AP Biology

Mike Gallo Science   303-340-1600 ext. 64285 Website Chemistry
Physics
Bruce Miller Science HSA 3 303-340-1600 ext.  Website Chemistry
Beth Moore Science 391 303-340-1600 ext. Website Biology
Kathryn Nickel Science 395 303-340-1600 ext. Website Chemistry
Deborah M. Palme Science 393 303-340-1600 ext. 64921 Website Chemistry
Chris Stone* Science 373 303-340-1600 ext. 62738 Website  Physics

SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Billy Braunstein* US History

325

303-340-1600 ext. 63640 Website US History
Lori Braunstein*

Geography/
Civics

308 303-340-1600 ext. 64232 Website

Civics
Honors Geography

Elizabeth Lagodney Geography 609 303-340-1600 ext. 62875 Website Geography
Matthew Langley US History M3B 303-340-1600 ext. 62691 Website US History
Kevin O'Brien Econ/Civics 321 303-340-1600 ext. 98134 Website  Civics
Corey Price

Psychology/
Student
Leadership

309 303-340-1600 ext. 63283 Website Psychology
Wade Scott Geography M2A 303-340-1600 ext.63829 Website Geography 
Ariel Sena Calvillo US History/
Journalism/ Broadcast
323 303-340-1600 ext. 64236 Website

US History
Commercial Broadcast
Newspaper

Stephen Sheppard Econ/Civics 322 303-340-1600 ext. 64513 Website

20th Century Conflicts
Civics

Monique Taylor Speech/
US History/
Law & Government
314  303-340-1600 ext. 64495 Website Competitive Speech
Intro to Speaking
Public Speaking
Law and Government
US History Sheltered
David Trujillo Geography 361 303-340-1600 ext. 64040 Website Geography
Ian Wilson US History 310 303-340-1600 ext. 63993 Website

Honors US History
Latin America History

BUSINESS DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Jennifer Cronk-Cross Accounting/
ESL
617 303-340-1600 ext. 63221 Website Word Processing 
Accounting
Tax
Tax Practicum
David Hall Business and Technology 616 303-340-1600 ext. 64446 Website  
Michael Quinn* Computer Applications/
Adobe/
Web Design
614 303-340-1600 ext. 63706 Website Adobe
Multimedia
PACE
Word Processing 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Steven Cron Weight Room Weight Room 303-340-1600 ext. 64466 Website Weight Training
Kelly Dow Pool Pool 303-340-1600 ext. 63633 Website Swimming
Fritz Fulton PE Gym 303-340-1600 ext. 63520 Website Physical Education
Jacqueline Sowell* PE Gym 303-340-1600 ext. 62870 Website Physical Education
Matt Zimmerman PE Gym 303-340-1600 ext. 64789 Website Physical Education

ROTC DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Dana S. Neilson* "Pete" AFJROTC Senior Aerospace Science Instructor 502

303-340-1600ext. 62289

Website  AFJROTC
Dave Presnell AFJROTC Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, JROTC Drill Team Sponsor 502 303-340-1600 ext. 27081 Website  AFJROTC

PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Donella Iverson Choir 201 303-340-1600 ext. 64437 Website  Vocal Music
James Jenson* Band 202 303-340-1600 ext. 63536 Website  
Seana Devine Theatre 203 303-340-1600 ext.  Website

Intro to Theatre
Musical Theatre
Advanced PerformingArts

VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Deborah Abbott Photo/Paint
3-4/AP Art
412 303-340-1600
ext. 64931
Website

Photo 1-2

Nicole Lee Sculpture/
Photo 3-4/
AP Photo
405 303-340-1600
ext. 64324
Website

Sculpture
Photo 3-4
AP Photo

Mark Manners Ceramics/
Ceramics 3-4
413 303-340-1600
ext. 63400
Website

Ceramics 1-2
Ceramics 3-4

Victoria Schleyer* Draw/
Jewelry/
Jewelry 3-4
414 303-340-1600
ext. 64883
Website

Draw 1-2
Jewelry 1-2
Jewelry 3-4 

Amy Beth Woodruff Draw/
Draw3-4/
AC Press Box
415 303-340-1600
ext. 63828
Website

Draw 1-2
Draw 3-4
AC Press Box

FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT

Staff Member Position Rm # 303-340-1600 +Extension Website Syllabus
Katherine Allen* German 212C 303-3401600
ext. 64293
Website

German1
German2
German3

Andrew Fox Spanish
Native Speakers
212 303-340-1600
ext. 62820
Website Spanish Native Speakers 
Ingrid Levandowski French 216 303-340-1600
ext. 64933
Website French
Daniel Stone Spanish 211 303-340-1600
ext. 62245
Website AP Spanish
Patricia Villegas Spanish 215 303-340-1600
ext. 63880
Website

Spanish1
Spanish2
Spanish3

CUSTODIAL SERVICE

Staff Member Position Rm 303-340-1600 +Extension
Randy Cropp Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Cesar Cruz Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Victor Jiménez Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Tammy Mael* Head Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Raúl Martínez Maintenance Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Rosaline Mayorga Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Alvaro Perdomo  Lead Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008
Maria Rosales Custodian Custodial Office 303-340-1600 ext. 27008

NUTRITION SERVICES

Staff Member Position Rm 303-340-1600 +Extension Website
Vicke Sherbon Manager Kitchen 303-340-1600 ext. 27006 APS Nutrition webpage