- PreSchool teachers are group leader qualified in keeping with the Colorado Department of Human Services regulations.
- Elementary and Middle School teachers are certified by the State of Colorado and many hold Masters degrees.
- Many staff are specialized in the following fields: computer science, art, physical education, music, media, reading and educational therapy.
- All staff are encouraged to pursue continuing education.
- Every PreSchool and Elementary classroom has a part-time teaching assistant.
Sean is originally from Southern California. He attended Sterling College in Kansas before moving to Littleton, Colorado several years ago.
He has a wonderful wife, Allie and daughter, Hannah. He loves running, exercising and most importantly watching the Los Angeles Dodgers!
Sean has been teaching for over 8 years and is greatly enjoying his time at Cherry Hills Christian. As of December 2017, he will have completed his Masters in Technology. Sean has an amazing ability to integrate technology into instruction in a meaningful and collaborative way.
Brothers and Sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward to Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:13-14
Jody grew up in Loveland, CO and now lives in Highlands Ranch. She has been married to her husband Dave since 1995 and has two teen-age sons, Bennett and Christian. They both attend Mountain Vista High School. As a family, they enjoy skiing and golfing together and also love to spend time walking and talking with friends.
Jody has been a teacher’s assistant in Sandy Hunt’s toddler classroom since 2015.
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11
Nicole was born and raised in Colorado and absolutely loves it here! Her and her husband, Scott, have four children. Adison is in 3rd grade, MaKenna is in 1st, Jacob is in Pre-K and Braylee is in 3 year old preschool, all at CHC. Nicole's family is her passion and she loves spending time with them being active and exploring new things. She enjoys soccer, volleyball and running. Nicole taught 1st grade for 2 years, Kindergarten for 8 years and has been a classroom aide. She loves being around children and helping them grow socially, academically and most of all spiritually!
"I know the plans I have for you," says the Lord, "plans to give you a future and hope." Jeremiah 29:11
Karen was born in Grand Island, Nebraska but has lived in Denver since she was 4 years old. She is married and has 2 sons; the oldest lives in Charlottesville, VA. The other son lives in the metro area. She has 4 grandchildren, all of whom live in VA. Karen really enjoys walking, hiking and gardening. Her and her husband hope to travel once they are both retired. She has worked at Cherry Hills since 1995, and has worked with all different age groups.
"I know that I will live to see the Lord's goodness in this present life. Trust in the Lord. Have faith, do not despair. Trust in the Lord." -Psalm 27: 13 and 14
Tammie was born in Alaska, but raised in the Highlands Ranch and Ken Caryl areas. She has been married to Richard since 2009. They have no children, but love their dog and cat. In her spare time, Tammie enjoys reading and watching movies. In the past couple of years, she has developed a passion for essential oils. She loves learning how the plants that God gave us can help our physical, mental, and emotional well being.
Tammie received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction: Reading & Writing as well as an endorsement for Reading Specialist. She taught 1st and 3rd grades in Jefferson County before coming to Cherry Hills, where she has also taught 1st and 3rd grades.Jeremiah 29:11
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Michele was born and raised in Michigan. She lived in several states in the last 20 years, but is happy to call Colorado home since 2008. Michele and her husband Jeff have four beautiful children, all of whom have attended or are currently attending Cherry Hills Christian. Sadly, Jeff passed away in September 2016 in a bike accident. Michele and the children miss him so, but their faith has not been shaken. The family enjoys traveling to Michigan twice a year to visit family, biking in Colorado, and studying God’s word through Bible Study Fellowship.
Michele graduated with an Elementary Education degree from Calvin College. Once her kids were in school full time, she substitute taught in grades preschool through middle school. This is now her third year as a preschool teacher at Cherry Hills Christian PreSchool. She loves the relationships she has built both with students as well as parents.
"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10