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OUR SCHOOL

Innovative learning to inspire our world

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Vision


At the International Academy of Denver, where expectations are high and excellence is expected, we commit to cultivating a safe, creative learning community that fosters self-determination, collaboration, and student voice while celebrating our diversity, unique talents, and achievements.

Mission

The International Academy of Denver is a professional setting for inquiry and learning for educators. Through collaboration, teamwork, and relentless commitment to high expectations and personal responsibility, our teachers and all team members model lifelong learning, compassion, and commitment to teaching, learning, our students and their families.

The International Academy of Denver nurtures inquiring, knowledgeable and compassionate students who create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Our students appreciate their own cultures and others, and develop the critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate various perspectives.

The International Academy of Denver offers rigorous, inquiry-based learning experiences to develop and ensure that our students develop strong values, academic mindsets and skills necessary to become lifelong learners who are socially conscious and internationally minded.

Together we develop joyful, curious learners who achieve academically and contribute to their communities and our world.

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STAFF DIRECTORY

Gregory Asplund
Assistant Head of school

Karin Johnson
Head of School

Sharon Jones
ELD Interventionists/Senior Team Lead

Juan Diaz
Senior Team Lead ,
ELA-S Literacy Intervention

Kevin Bowles
3rd Grade ELA_E Teacher, Senior Team Lead Literacy

Ardeth Stitt
Social Worker

Mireya Alaniz
Secretary

Estefania Palenzuela 
Reading Interventionist

Melissa Ayers

ECE-3/4 ELA-E

Teacher

Andrea Rios
KIndergarten/1st Grade
ELA-S Teacher

 

Kelsey Callanan
3rd Grade ELA-E 
Teacher

Coach Schneider
PE Teacher

Francisca Vasquez
ECE Paraprofessional

Daniela Lopez
Secretary

Michael Gilligan

Special Education Teacher

Rosa Rocha
ECE3/4 ELA-S
Teacher

Liana Delgado
2nd/3rd grade ELA-S Teacher

Melissa Carr
4th Grade Teacher

Norma P. Gutierrez

Instructional Paraprofessional

Siomara Lopez
ECE Paraprofessional

Zachary Bath
School Psychologist

Jennifer Hutnick
Reading Interventionist

Katherine Van Bemmel
Kindergarten/1st Grade ELA-E Teacher

Elizabeth Kanai
2nd Grade Teacher

Kristen Smith
5th Grade Teacher

Laura Landgreen
Art Teacher

Maricela Quezada
ECE Paraprofessional

Justin Dominguez
Facilities Crew Lead

Alma Guevara
Lunchroom Manager

San Juanita Covarrubias
Instructional
Paraprofessional

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