Morgridge Academy Staff

Morgridge Academy Staff

 

Administrators

Jennifer McCullough, MA, holds a Master’s in Educational Administration from Jones International University and a Master’s in Special Education from the University of Kansas. She worked as a teacher at Morgridge Academy from 1999-2008 and returned as director in 2014.

Jennifer McCullough, MA
Director of Education

Sarah Lent, Administrative Assistant, has a degree in Music Education from Clearwater Christian College. Before coming to Morgridge Academy, Sarah worked in Denver Public Schools. Sarah is originally from Pennsylvania and has been with Morgridge Academy since the summer of 2012.

Sarah Lent
Administrative Assistant
 

Teachers 










 


Kindergarten & 1st
Grade Teacher

Lorrie Schroeck, MA, has a Master's in Elementary Education from the University of Florida. She is the 2nd and 3rd grade teacher and has been at Morgridge Academy since 1995.

Lorrie Schroeck, MA
2nd & 3rd
Grade Teacher

Kat Kimling, MA, has been our 3rd/4th grade teacher since 2008. She holds a teaching certificate and Master's Degree in Special Education.

Kat Kimling, MA
3rd & 4th
Grade Teacher

Kelly Dresser, MA, is our 5th/6th grade teacher. Ms. Dresser joined us in the fall of 2012 and has a Colorado Teaching License and her Master's in Education.

Kelly Dresser
5th & 6th Grade Teacher

 










6th & 7th Grade Teacher

Dana Christensen, MA, is our 7th/8th grade teacher.  She is a licensed teacher, and joined Morgridge Academy in the fall of 2015.

Dana Christensen, MA
7th & 8th Grade Teacher

Special Program Instructors

Katie Tilton, MA, is our Special Education Coordinator and Problem Based Learning Coordinator. She has been at National Jewish Health since 2008. She holds a Colorado Teaching License and has her Master's in Information Learning Technologies.

Katie Tilton, MA
Special Education Coordinator, PBL Coordinator, Education Media Specialist

Jim Gianvito, MA, is our Physical Education teacher.  We like to say, "This is Jim, our Gym teacher."  He has worked at Morgridge Academy since 1985. He has his Master’s in Therapeutic Recreation.



Jim Gianvito, MA
Physical Education
Teacher

Wally Lederer, MA, is our Child Advocate and RtI Coordinator.  He has worked at National Jewish Health since 1984. He has been at Morgridge Academy since 1993. He holds a Colorado Teaching License and has his Master’s in Education.



Wally Lederer, MA
Child Advocate &
RtI Coordinator

Jessica Burchinal, MA, NCC  is our School Counselor.  She has worked at Morgridge Academy since 2010. She holds a Colorado Teaching License and has her Master's in School Counseling.

Jessica Burchinal,
MA, NCC

School Counselor

Dana Delaney, MA, is our Fine Arts teacher.  She primarily teaches music when she is here.  She shares the Fine Arts position with Karen Chapman.  Dana taught here for 20 years before leaving NJH.  With her return, she is now in her 21st year at NJH.

Dana Delaney, MA
Fine Arts Teacher
 










 


Fine Arts Teacher
 

Nurses

Amy Schouten, RN, is our Coordinator of Medical Health Services and one of our school nurses. She has been with Morgridge Academy since 2005. She has been an RN since 1994, graduating from the University of Colorado.

Amy Schouten, RN,
Coordinator of Medical Health Services & School Nurse

Karen Musselman, RN, is one of our school nurses and has been at Morgridge Academy since 1997. She received her RN from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in Sioux City, IA, and her BSN from Mesa College in Grand Junction, CO.

Karen Musselman, RN
School Nurse

 

Kathi Carney, RN, is one of our school nurses and joined Morgridge Academy in the fall of 2012.

Kathi Carney, RN
School Nurse

 

Elaine Cline, RN, is one of our school nurses and has been a part of Morgridge Academy and National Jewish Health (either as a full time, part-time, or sub nurse) for over twenty years.

Elaine Cline, RN
School Nurse











 
 

Contact Us

Morgridge Academy
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206
303.398.1103 (main office)
303.270.2522 (fax)
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