NOW ENROLLING at both campuses for the 2021-2022 school year!

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West Campus
P: 303.691.2384
F: 303.226.5529

East Campus
P: 303.338.4110
F: 303.338.4129

Locations

West Campus
801 Yosemite St.
Denver, CO 80230

East Campus
17101 East Ohio Dr.
Aurora, CO 80017

VCS West - Special Education Team

Welcome back to school!

K-2 Special Education Teacher

Haley Luedike

My name is Haley Luedike and I teach kindergarten and first grade special education. I lived in south Florida for most of my life. I obtained a Bachelors Degree in Special Education. I moved to Colorado 4 years ago and fell in love with hiking with my dog.

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2nd - 4th Grade Special Education Teacher

Karen Mortensen

My name is Karen Mortensen and I am the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade special education teacher. This is my ninth year as a teacher and my eighth year at Vanguard West. I graduated from Colorado Christian University with a degree in Elementary Education. In my free time, I enjoy reading and spending time with my two young children. I enjoy teaching because I love working with kids and I enjoy seeing students discover a love for learning!

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6th, 7th & 8th Grade Special Education Teacher

Tanya Novak

Hello! My name is Tanya Novak and this is my 5th year teaching 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade Special Education at Vanguard West. I graduated with my Bachelor’s Degree from Regis University in Denver and graduated with my Master’s Degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. I enjoy reading, sewing, listening to music, and spending time with my family.

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Speech and Language Pathologist

Hollis Laverty

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Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

Corey Ongay

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School Psychologist

Molly Sheridan

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Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Steiner

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Physical Therapist

Fred Leybag

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7th/8th Grade

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Latin/Reader's Theater

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