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Sue Akin

504/MTSS Coordinator/Literacy Interventionist

After retiring as an elementary classroom teacher, I was not ready to give up my love of working with students and teachers. I have been working at SkyView since 2019, as the 504 Coordinator.  I enjoy spending time with my family, being outdoors and traveling - especially if it includes a beach! Year Started at SVA: 2019 Favorite Things College/University: California State University of NorthridgeRead More
Biography

After retiring as an elementary classroom teacher, I was not ready to give up my love of working with students and teachers. I have been working at SkyView since 2019, as the 504 Coordinator.  I enjoy spending time with my family, being outdoors and traveling - especially if it includes a beach!

Year Started at SVA: 2019
Favorite Things
College/University: California State University of Northridge

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Aaron Albury

Middle School Teacher

My name is Aaron Albury and I am 23 years old. I was born and raised in Highlands Ranch and I graduated from Mountain Vista High School in 2016. From there I briefly attended Arapahoe Community College until I transferred to the University of Wyoming, where I graduated with a BA in Education. My beautiful wife, Emily, and I got married in August of 2020 and this November, we are expecting our first child.…Read More
Middle School
Biography

My name is Aaron Albury and I am 23 years old. I was born and raised in Highlands Ranch and I graduated from Mountain Vista High School in 2016. From there I briefly attended Arapahoe Community College until I transferred to the University of Wyoming, where I graduated with a BA in Education. My beautiful wife, Emily, and I got married in August of 2020 and this November, we are expecting our first child. We are super excited to be back in Colorado and can’t wait to begin this new adventure in our lives!

Year Started at SVA: 2021
Favorite Things
College/university: University of Wyoming

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Stephanie Alderton

High School Teacher

I have been privileged to teach literature and composition at SkyView Academy High School since August 2020. Some of my favorite things to do when I'm not teaching include travel, writing poetry, and acting. My favorite novel is The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, and I'm also a big fan of all things Shakespeare.…Read More
High School
Biography

I have been privileged to teach literature and composition at SkyView Academy High School since August 2020. Some of my favorite things to do when I'm not teaching include travel, writing poetry, and acting. My favorite novel is The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, and I'm also a big fan of all things Shakespeare.

Year Started at SVA: 2020
Favorite Things
College/University: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Arapahoe Community College

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Cintia Aleman

Business Services Manager

I am excited for my second year as part of the Business Office. I worked in higher education for eight years, and after going into the private sector for another 8 years, I decided it was time to return to the education setting, as this is my passion. I enjoy the behind-the-scenes work that happens in the Business Office, providing support to the amazing teachers we have in the building!…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities
Biography

I am excited for my second year as part of the Business Office. I worked in higher education for eight years, and after going into the private sector for another 8 years, I decided it was time to return to the education setting, as this is my passion. I enjoy the behind-the-scenes work that happens in the Business Office, providing support to the amazing teachers we have in the building! I’ve had the privilege to be in the classroom subbing for a couple of years, and I also joined the Spanish department for 1 year. Both my kids attend SkyView, and this is our 9th year here. I enjoy spending time with my family when I’m not at work.

Year Started at SVA: Started in Business Office in 2019. Started subbing in 2016-17.
Favorite Things
College/University: University of Colorado at Denver: MS in Management. University of Colorado at Denver: BS in Business Administration

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Ali Ambrogio

Elementary School Teacher

Hi! My name is Ali Ambrogio, and I am so happy to be part of the second grade team at SVA for the 2021-2022 school year! This is my seventh year teaching, and my first year at SkyView. Over the past six years I have taught kindergarten, second grade, and third grade in Douglas County schools.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hi! My name is Ali Ambrogio, and I am so happy to be part of the second grade team at SVA for the 2021-2022 school year! This is my seventh year teaching, and my first year at SkyView. Over the past six years I have taught kindergarten, second grade, and third grade in Douglas County schools. I am a Colorado native and love everything beautiful Colorado has to offer! I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies and a Master’s degree in Education from CSU (Go Rams!). In my free time I enjoy spending time with my friends, family, and two kitties. I am so excited to be part of the SVA community!

Year Started at SVA: 2021
Favorite Things
College/University: Colorado State University

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Stacie Bandy

Elementary School Teacher

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Elementary School
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Year Started at SVA: 2020-21
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Kristine Barri

Elementary School Teacher

Hello- My name is Kristine Barri and I am one of the first grade teachers! I have been a teacher a SVA since 2010 and absolutely love it! My husband and I, along with our two children, live in Highlands Ranch. I love being a mom, spending time with my family, going to Grand Lake, getting lost in a good book, and playing with my three dogs.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hello- My name is Kristine Barri and I am one of the first grade teachers! I have been a teacher a SVA since 2010 and absolutely love it! My husband and I, along with our two children, live in Highlands Ranch. I love being a mom, spending time with my family, going to Grand Lake, getting lost in a good book, and playing with my three dogs. I am a Colorado native and can’t imagine living anywhere else!

Year Started at SVA: 2010
Favorite Things
College/University: I received my Bachelor's Degree from Colorado State University and my Master's Degree in Elementary Education from The University of Phoenix

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Brittany Belk

Instructional Support Professional

This is my first year working at SkyView Academy and I am so excited to be a part of the First Grade team! I graduated with my Bachelors from Colorado State University in 2017 (go Rams!). When I'm not hanging out with wonderful family and awesome friends, you can probably find me reading, writing, or playing volleyball.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

This is my first year working at SkyView Academy and I am so excited to be a part of the First Grade team! I graduated with my Bachelors from Colorado State University in 2017 (go Rams!). When I'm not hanging out with wonderful family and awesome friends, you can probably find me reading, writing, or playing volleyball.

Year Started at SVA: 2021
Favorite Things
College/University: Colorado State University

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Manjari Bhat

Board Member

Manjari was born in India and moved to Denver, Colorado when she was one. She earned her BS in Civil Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and has been working for the Colorado Department of Transportation as a Roadway & Traffic Engineer since 2003, and strives to be a role model for young female students and their role in STEM focused careers.…Read More
Biography

Manjari was born in India and moved to Denver, Colorado when she was one. She earned her BS in Civil Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and has been working for the Colorado Department of Transportation as a Roadway & Traffic Engineer since 2003, and strives to be a role model for young female students and their role in STEM focused careers. Manjari has been blessed to be a part of the SkyView family for the past seven years and has been actively involved with the Hospitality Committee, serving as a room parent, volunteering in and out of the classroom, as well as providing volunteer support with whatever the school needs. Manjari and her family are in the process of moving to Lonetree and love spending time watching movies, cooking, and being outside. Manjari has three girls, all attending SkyView, and is excited about everything that the school will offer in the future.

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Emily Bishop

Middle School Teacher

I am glad to be back for another year at SkyView! I am teaching a love of movement to our Middle Schoolers after having taught elementary for SVA's first 10 years.  My husband, who is also a PE teacher, and I, along with our 2 dogs, live in Castle Rock. You can find us on a bike ride, hike, walk, or stand up paddling on many of our days off.…Read More
Middle School
Biography
I am glad to be back for another year at SkyView! I am teaching a love of movement to our Middle Schoolers after having taught elementary for SVA's first 10 years.  My husband, who is also a PE teacher, and I, along with our 2 dogs, live in Castle Rock. You can find us on a bike ride, hike, walk, or stand up paddling on many of our days off. Winter brings out my love of the snow with skiing and snowshoeing. I am grateful to have the continued opportunity to encourage every SVA student to find a passion for some kind of movement to enhance their lives!
Year Started at SVA: 2009
Favorite Things
College/University: Western State Colorado University
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David Bow

Middle School Teacher / Middle School Dean of Students

Hello SVA community. I am entering my 8th year at SVA, and my 11th year teaching overall. My first 7 years at SVA were spent teaching 8th grade history. I loved teaching history. I am excited to enter a new role as MS Dean and leadership teacher. This is an exciting change and I look forward to serving the community, students, and teachers.…Read More
Middle School
Biography

Hello SVA community. I am entering my 8th year at SVA, and my 11th year teaching overall. My first 7 years at SVA were spent teaching 8th grade history. I loved teaching history. I am excited to enter a new role as MS Dean and leadership teacher. This is an exciting change and I look forward to serving the community, students, and teachers.

My wife also teaches in the middle school, and my son is in 2nd grade at SVA. So, I am very invested in the growth and success of SVA.

I love the outdoors and sports. I spend most of my summer camping and fishing. I am also an avid reader and I love movies.

Year Started at SVA: 2013
Favorite Things
College/University: Metro State University of Denver- BA in History. Grand Canyon University- MA in Educational Leadership

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Miranda Bow

Middle School Teacher

I have taught 6th grade social studies since 2016 at SVA. My degree is in History and I have a License in secondary education. I love teaching middle school, I taught eight grade prior to coming to SVA. I coach and compete in synchronized swimming. My family is very important to me. 2021 I took on the role of history department chair.…Read More
Middle School
Biography

I have taught 6th grade social studies since 2016 at SVA. My degree is in History and I have a License in secondary education. I love teaching middle school, I taught eight grade prior to coming to SVA. I coach and compete in synchronized swimming. My family is very important to me. 2021 I took on the role of history department chair.

Year Started at SVA: 2015
Favorite Things
College/University: Metropolitan State University of Denver BA in History

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Alicia Brackney

Elementary School Teacher

Hi! I’m Alicia Brackney. I’ve been teaching in the Denver area since 2016 after marrying a wonderful Denver native who is also a teacher. In January of 2020, I gave birth to Emersyn Joy (EmJ for short), and she is the love of our lives. During this season, I’ve been enjoying playing with EmJ, cooking, and yoga.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hi! I’m Alicia Brackney. I’ve been teaching in the Denver area since 2016 after marrying a wonderful Denver native who is also a teacher. In January of 2020, I gave birth to Emersyn Joy (EmJ for short), and she is the love of our lives. During this season, I’ve been enjoying playing with EmJ, cooking, and yoga.

As for my education and experience, I have a BA in Psychology and a MA in ELL. During the past decade, I have had the privilege of teaching 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and ELL. I’m very excited to teach 3rd grade again this year. I delight in teaching students this age as they are full of wonder, hugs, and hilarious stories!

Years Started at SVA: 2020-21
Favorite Things
College/University: Louisiana Tech University and Azusa Pacific University

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Zack Brackney

High School Teacher

This will be my 8th year at SVA, where I teach US History, Civics, Econ, and AP Government and Politics to our Juniors and Seniors. I will be retiring from 20 years of military service in September to focus fully on teaching. I enjoy playing games of all types, spending time with my wife, and preparing for the birth of my daughter, who is due in February of 2020.…Read More
High School
Biography

This will be my 8th year at SVA, where I teach US History, Civics, Econ, and AP Government and Politics to our Juniors and Seniors. I will be retiring from 20 years of military service in September to focus fully on teaching. I enjoy playing games of all types, spending time with my wife, and preparing for the birth of my daughter, who is due in February of 2020.

Year started at SVA: 2012
Favorite Things
College/University: UNC

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Debbie Bradley

Nurse

I enjoy the Colorado outdoors and horseback ride, camp, kayak and more! College/University: BSN from Baylor Univesity; MS from The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Office Hours: Usually Tuesdays Year started at SVA: 2009Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities
Biography

I enjoy the Colorado outdoors and horseback ride, camp, kayak and more!

College/University: BSN from Baylor Univesity; MS from The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Office Hours: Usually Tuesdays
Year started at SVA: 2009

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Kylie Bricker

Elementary School Teacher

This is my third year working at SkyView and I absolutely love Kindergarten! I graduated with my Bachelors from CSU (Go Rams!).  I love going on hikes, reading books, traveling and spending time with my family and friends. Year Started at SVA: 2019 Favorite Things College/University: Colorado State UniversityRead More
Elementary School
Biography

This is my third year working at SkyView and I absolutely love Kindergarten! I graduated with my Bachelors from CSU (Go Rams!).  I love going on hikes, reading books, traveling and spending time with my family and friends.

Year Started at SVA: 2019
Favorite Things
College/University: Colorado State University

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Chris Bridgham

High School Teacher / High School Dean of Students

I am excited to begin my 6th year at SkyView! I have been teaching various history classes across middle and high school for a total of 15 years in Texas and Colorado. My wife Jen and I have 3 kids, all of whom attend SkyView, so we love the community that exists here. Outside of the classroom, I love to travel with my family and create memories.…Read More
High School
Biography

I am excited to begin my 6th year at SkyView! I have been teaching various history classes across middle and high school for a total of 15 years in Texas and Colorado. My wife Jen and I have 3 kids, all of whom attend SkyView, so we love the community that exists here. Outside of the classroom, I love to travel with my family and create memories. I love all things Kansas City and would be lost without music. We love to get outside and explore all that Colorado has to offer.

Year Started at SVA: 2016
Favorite Things
College/University: Kansas State University, Concordia University

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Andy Brocka

Elementary School Teacher

My name is Andy Brocka. I am so excited to be teaching third grade at SkyView Academy. I am starting my 5th year as a teacher, I have taught fifth grade for 4 years in DCSD. When I am not at school I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons. Year Started at SVA: 2019 Favorite Things College/University: Teachers License Metro State University/BA Psychology Wartburg CollegeRead More
Elementary School
Biography

My name is Andy Brocka. I am so excited to be teaching third grade at SkyView Academy. I am starting my 5th year as a teacher, I have taught fifth grade for 4 years in DCSD. When I am not at school I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons.

Year Started at SVA: 2019
Favorite Things
College/University: Teachers License Metro State University/BA Psychology Wartburg College

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Valesca Bybee

Middle School Teacher

Hello! This will be my 5th year at SVA. I teach middle school Spanish and I love it! When not teaching, I enjoy the outdoors and spending time with my family. Year Started at SVA: 2016 Favorite Things College/University: University of ColoradoRead More
Middle School
Biography

Hello! This will be my 5th year at SVA. I teach middle school Spanish and I love it! When not teaching, I enjoy the outdoors and spending time with my family.

Year Started at SVA: 2016
Favorite Things
College/University: University of Colorado

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Carrie Carlson

Office Manager

I am a Colorado native and I graduated from the University of Colorado at Denver with a Business degree. I have worked at SkyView since it's inaugural year. It has been exciting and rewarding to see all of the growth that has taken place at SVA! My husband and I have two daughters, one of whom graduated from SVA in 2018.…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x202
Biography

I am a Colorado native and I graduated from the University of Colorado at Denver with a Business degree. I have worked at SkyView since it's inaugural year. It has been exciting and rewarding to see all of the growth that has taken place at SVA! My husband and I have two daughters, one of whom graduated from SVA in 2018.

Year started at SVA: 2010
Favorite Things
College/University: University of Colorado at Denver

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