Theresa Glen, Principal, Vanguard Classical School, West is a graduate from the University of Colorado, Denver with a Master’s degree in Advanced Graduate Studies in Administrative Leadership, Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Bachelor’s degree in Science. She currently holds a Principal's License and a Secondary Science Teaching License from the Colorado Department of Education.
Mrs. Glen has over eighteen years of experience in education including principal (K-8 Charter School), Assistant Principal leadership at the elementary, middle, and high school level and as a middle and high school science teacher. As an administrative leader, she brings experience in Curriculum Development, Assessment Design, Instructional Leadership, and Induction Programming for the development of teachers, and Positive Behavior Intervention Support with Restorative Justice professional development.
Keria McCafferty, promoted to Assistant Principal for the 2016-17 school year at Vanguard West, has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wyoming with an endorsement in Special Education. She served as the Special Education and English Language Development Coordinator for the 2015-16 school year.
Mrs. McCafferty has studied behavior support, math strategies, numerous literacy based course assessments and classroom strategies for all ability levels. Keria has also attended the Crisis Prevention Vanguard Classical School 2016 Institute, an Autism seminar and trainings on best practices for teaching English language learners.
She began her career with Vanguard Classical School West in 2007. While employed at Vanguard, Keria, has overseen many programs including Rti, DRA2 testing, Athletics, and has mentored many teachers.