Staff Directory

Welcome to the SVA Staff Directory!

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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.

Favorite Things

College/University: University of Colorado at Denver
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Year started at SVA: 2010

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Janice Carroll

Office Assistant

Married with 3 children, ages middle school college. Live in Highlands Ranch. From Cleveland, Ohio. Love skiing, hiking, the outdoors. Favorite book is Huckleberry Finn. Favorite Things College/University: Kent State University - Bachelor's; Case Western Reserve University - Master's Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2011Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x201
Biography

Married with 3 children, ages middle school college. Live in Highlands Ranch. From Cleveland, Ohio. Love skiing, hiking, the outdoors. Favorite book is Huckleberry Finn.

Favorite Things

College/University: Kent State University – Bachelor’s; Case Western Reserve University – Master’s
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2011

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Amanda Cary

Elementary School Teacher

My name is Amanda Cary and this will be my seventh year of teaching and my fifth year at SkyView Academy. Throughout my teaching career, I have taught both third and fourth grade. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor’s in elementary education and an emphasis in earth science. While attending UNC I met my husband, Derek, and we married in 2014.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

My name is Amanda Cary and this will be my seventh year of teaching and my fifth year at SkyView Academy. Throughout my teaching career, I have taught both third and fourth grade. I graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor’s in elementary education and an emphasis in earth science. While attending UNC I met my husband, Derek, and we married in 2014. In my free time, you can find me at the gym, shopping, reading, taking a long walk, or hanging out with friends.

Favorite Things

College/University: University of Northern Colorado
Office Hours: 7:30am -8:00am, 2:00pm – 2:30pm & 3:50pm – 4:30pm
Year started at SVA: 2014

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Amanda Case

Middle & High School Speech & Language Therapist

I have been working as a Speech and Language Therapist for over eight years. I am passionate about helping students with speech and language difficulties gain techniques and strategies to enhance their academic success. I am also a mom of two young boys and a wife to an incredible man. Family time is my favorite time!!…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x206
Biography

I have been working as a Speech and Language Therapist for over eight years. I am passionate about helping students with speech and language difficulties gain techniques and strategies to enhance their academic success. I am also a mom of two young boys and a wife to an incredible man. Family time is my favorite time!!

Favorite Things

College/University: Baylor University and University of Texas at Dallas
Office Hours: Wednesdays
Year started at SVA: 2018

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Brittany Challis

Elementary School Teacher

Hello, I am Brittany Challis. I am in my fifth year teaching 2nd Grade at SkyView Academy. I am a Colorado native and currently live in Parker with my husband and one year old daughter. We have two dogs named Kona and Kyro. I love to be outdoors, read, and hang out with family. Favorite Things College/University: Metropolitan State University Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2013Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hello, I am Brittany Challis. I am in my fifth year teaching 2nd Grade at SkyView Academy. I am a Colorado native and currently live in Parker with my husband and one year old daughter. We have two dogs named Kona and Kyro. I love to be outdoors, read, and hang out with family.

Favorite Things

College/University: Metropolitan State University
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2013

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Brian Chastain

Head of Schools

I am starting my second year as SkyView's Head of Schools. I love working with a great group of staff members, students, and parents. I enjoy skiing, fly fishing, and watching college and professional sports. Favorite Things College/University: University of Oklahoma; University of Central Oklahoma; Oklahoma State University. Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2018Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities Work Phone: 310-471-8439 x 246
Biography

I am starting my second year as SkyView’s Head of Schools. I love working with a great group of staff members, students, and parents. I enjoy skiing, fly fishing, and watching college and professional sports.

Favorite Things

College/University: University of Oklahoma; University of Central Oklahoma; Oklahoma State University.
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2018

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April Chism

Elementary School Teacher

Hello! This is my 10th year teaching at SkyView, but my first in Kindergarten! I absolutely love working here and can't imagine working anywhere else! I live here in Highlands Ranch with my husband and 2 children, who also attend SVA. We are an active family, and love spending time together. Favorite Things College/University: I got my BA in Communications from Franciscan University of Steubenville, my MA in Education from Regis University Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2009Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hello! This is my 10th year teaching at SkyView, but my first in Kindergarten! I absolutely love working here and can’t imagine working anywhere else! I live here in Highlands Ranch with my husband and 2 children, who also attend SVA. We are an active family, and love spending time together.

Favorite Things

College/University: I got my BA in Communications from Franciscan University of Steubenville, my MA in Education from Regis University
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2009

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Rita Cohen

High School Teacher

I am super excited to be starting my second year at SkyView teaching High School Math! I am a huge math nerd and love sharing that with my students. Outside of school I enjoy mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, really anything that has to do with the great outdoors. Favorite Things College/University: Linfield College Year Started SVA: 2019Read More
High School
Biography

I am super excited to be starting my second year at SkyView teaching High School Math! I am a huge math nerd and love sharing that with my students. Outside of school I enjoy mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, really anything that has to do with the great outdoors.

Favorite Things

College/University: Linfield College
Year Started SVA: 2019

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Katy Coleman

Preschool Teacher

I am a colorado native. I have a great hubby, 3 children, 2 dogs and a cat. We love the Broncos! Favorite Things College/University: Creighton University Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2015Read More
Preschool
Biography

I am a colorado native. I have a great hubby, 3 children, 2 dogs and a cat. We love the Broncos!

Favorite Things

College/University: Creighton University
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2015

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Kirsten Compton

Middle School, Literature Interventionist

I am the mom to five teenage daughters who either attend or have graduated from SVA. I love to run, read, and cheer for the Buffs and the Broncos in my free time. Favorite Things College/University: University of Colorado Boulder Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2015Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities
Biography

I am the mom to five teenage daughters who either attend or have graduated from SVA. I love to run, read, and cheer for the Buffs and the Broncos in my free time.

Favorite Things

College/University: University of Colorado Boulder
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2015

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Mark Contu

Kitchen Manager

Favorite Things College/University: Office Hours: Year started at SVA:Read More
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Kristi Cosart

Upper School Office

This is my 2nd year working in the middle school office at SVA. I have 3 boys who attend SVA, 2 in middle school and 1 in elementary. I love being a part of the SkyView community and thoroughly enjoy interacting with the staff and students here at SVA. I love sports and our family spends most of our weekends watching our boys play baseball, basketball, soccer, and football.…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x253
Biography

This is my 2nd year working in the middle school office at SVA. I have 3 boys who attend SVA, 2 in middle school and 1 in elementary. I love being a part of the SkyView community and thoroughly enjoy interacting with the staff and students here at SVA. I love sports and our family spends most of our weekends watching our boys play baseball, basketball, soccer, and football.

Favorite Things

College/University: Westmont College, BA in Kinesiology Medical University of South Carolina BS in Nursing
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Year started at SVA: 2018

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Jamey Danley

Elementary School Teacher

Hello! My name is Jamey Danley and this will be my seventh year at SVA, third in 2nd Grade! I have been in education for almost 11 years, and LOVE teaching!! I have one daughter who attends SVA, and we have two dogs and three cats at home that we love to spend time with.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hello! My name is Jamey Danley and this will be my seventh year at SVA, third in 2nd Grade! I have been in education for almost 11 years, and LOVE teaching!! I have one daughter who attends SVA, and we have two dogs and three cats at home that we love to spend time with. When we’re lucky, we love to visit Disneyland/Disneyworld, the movies, hang out with family, and read together.

Favorite Things

College/University: M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from Denver University & B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies from Colorado State University
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Year started at SVA:

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Jennifer DeBoer

Gifted and Talented Coordinator

My name is Jennifer DeBoer and this is my eighteenth year teaching. I earned my BS from CSU (Go Rams!) and my MA from the University of Denver. I've taught first, second, and third grade and have been a reading specialist too! I'm fortunate to live in beautiful Highlands Ranch with my husband Josh, my fifteen year old son Andrew, and my twelve year old daughter, Emma.…Read More
Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x325
Biography

My name is Jennifer DeBoer and this is my eighteenth year teaching. I earned my BS from CSU (Go Rams!) and my MA from the University of Denver. I’ve taught first, second, and third grade and have been a reading specialist too! I’m fortunate to live in beautiful Highlands Ranch with my husband Josh, my fifteen year old son Andrew, and my twelve year old daughter, Emma. We have a small zoo at home with dogs, turtles, and saltwater fish. I LOVE to teach and can’t imagine a more rewarding or fun career.

Favorite Things

College/University: Colorado State University (B.S.) and University of Denver (M.A.)
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2009

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Allie DeStefano

High School Teacher

I just moved to Colorado from Baltimore, MD and am so excited to be teaching here at SkyView. Previously, I taught art for 3 years in DC. I love experimenting with materials and making all kinds of art things, especially painting and drawing what is around me as a way to be mindful. One of my favorite things about being an art teacher is guiding my students to hone technical and creative skills to be empowered to communicate visually- to discover that art can be learned and isn't about innate talent.…Read More
High School
Biography

I just moved to Colorado from Baltimore, MD and am so excited to be teaching here at SkyView. Previously, I taught art for 3 years in DC. I love experimenting with materials and making all kinds of art things, especially painting and drawing what is around me as a way to be mindful. One of my favorite things about being an art teacher is guiding my students to hone technical and creative skills to be empowered to communicate visually- to discover that art can be learned and isn’t about innate talent. Other than art and education, I am passionate about traveling, reading, and history.

Favorite Things

College/University: Maryland Institute College of Art
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2018

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Amy Domokos

English Language Development (ELD)

Hello! My name is Amy Domokos and I work with English Language Learners (ELLs). This is my first year at SkyView and first year not having a class of my own. I am from Colorado and I love being outside! I enjoy hiking, sports, and being active. I received my undergraduate degree at the University of Northern Colorado and my Master's at the University of Colorado, Boulder.…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities
Biography

Hello! My name is Amy Domokos and I work with English Language Learners (ELLs). This is my first year at SkyView and first year not having a class of my own. I am from Colorado and I love being outside! I enjoy hiking, sports, and being active. I received my undergraduate degree at the University of Northern Colorado and my Master’s at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Favorite Things

College/University: University of Northern Colorado and Colorado University
Year started at SVA: 2019

 

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Christy Dove

High School Office Assistant / Assessment Coordinator

I am entering my 7th year at SVA. I have worked on the elementary side for the last 6 years, but made the transition to high school office assistant this fall. I am a Colorado native. I also have 3 children, my oldest graduated from SkyView last year and is starting college this fall, my 2 younger ones attend SVA.…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x266
Biography

I am entering my 7th year at SVA. I have worked on the elementary side for the last 6 years, but made the transition to high school office assistant this fall. I am a Colorado native. I also have 3 children, my oldest graduated from SkyView last year and is starting college this fall, my 2 younger ones attend SVA. I love the beautiful Colorado outdoors and head outside whenever I can.

Favorite Things

College/University: Mankato State University and Arapahoe Community College
Office Hours: 7:45am – 4:15pm
Year started at SVA: 2012

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Kelli Eastmond

Preschool Teacher

My husband and I have two daughters and two dogs. We love hockey, being outdoors, and spending time together as a family. I am a native Coloradoan. I love working with the preschoolers and watching them light up when they master something new. Favorite Things College/University: Colorado State University Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2018Read More
Preschool
Biography

My husband and I have two daughters and two dogs. We love hockey, being outdoors, and spending time together as a family. I am a native Coloradoan. I love working with the preschoolers and watching them light up when they master something new.

Favorite Things

College/University: Colorado State University
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2018

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Kimberly Ellis

Preschool & BASE Director

I am in my second year at SVA. I have been the Preschool Director of one year and am in my first year as the BASE Director. Favorite Things College/University: CSU Office Hours: Year started at SVA: 2017Read More
Preschool Work Phone: 303-471-8439 x224
Biography

I am in my second year at SVA. I have been the Preschool Director of one year and am in my first year as the BASE Director.

Favorite Things

College/University: CSU
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Year started at SVA: 2017

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Krista Evans

Assessment Coordinator

My name is Krista Evans. I moved into the role of Assessment Coordinator in 2019 and am responsible for overseeing local and state assessments for PreK-8. I hold a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors. I am also a Colorado State Licensed Teacher in Secondary Math. I started at SVA in 2014 as a middle school math teacher.…Read More
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My name is Krista Evans. I moved into the role of Assessment Coordinator in 2019 and am responsible for overseeing local and state assessments for PreK-8. I hold a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors. I am also a Colorado State Licensed Teacher in Secondary Math. I started at SVA in 2014 as a middle school math teacher.

Favorite Things

College/University: CU Boulder
Office Hours:
Year started at SVA: 2014