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TCT Coordinator

TCT Full-Time General Education Coach

Education: BA Sociology, UCCS

National Board Certified - Master Teacher Certificate


Proud second generation graduate of D-11-attended Ivywild, Helen Keller, Mark Twain, East Junior High and Wasson High School-Go T-Birds!

First generation attended Queen Palmer, Franklin, Helen Hunt, East Junior High and graduated from Palmer High School- Go Terrors!

  •      Teachers Coaching Teachers Regular Education Coach (10 years)

  •      Teachers Coaching Teachers Intermittent Coach (1 year)

  •      2nd/4th Grade Teacher, Vera Scott Elementary (12 years)

  •      1st/2nd Grade Teacher, Midland Elementary (7 years)

  •      National Board Certified Teacher 2008- current

  •      National Board Program Coordinator/Facilitator of National Board Candidate Support Classes (2009-2020)


Photo of Chris Smith

TCT Intermittent Coach
Science Teacher, Gifted Magnet Program at Sabin Middle School

M.A. Educational Leadership (Grand Canyon University)
B.S. Biology Secondary Education (Grove City College)
Gifted & Talented Endorsement 

Teachers Coaching Teachers Intermittent Coach (5 years)
Science Teacher, Gifted Magnet Program
Irving Middle School (2007-2009)
Sabin Middle School (2009-present)
UCCS UTeach Mentor Teacher (2012-present)
Sabin Yearbook Sponsor (2009-2018)
2014 Crystal Apple Winner
VillaSport Summer Camp Director (2010-2018)