In the dozen years Deb Craven worked for Boulder-based marketing and software companies, she found herself doing a lot of teaching on the job. So when she was looking for a change of scenery, teaching was a natural next step. “There was a training capacity in all my jobs,” she says. “My jobs were telling […]
Three Front Range Community College employees have been honored by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education for outstanding performances: Dave Skiles, Geographic Information Systems faculty at the Boulder County Campus in Longmont, Master Teacher of the Year. Brian Route, Information Technology technician at the Larimer Campus in Fort Collins, Classified Employee of […]
Dave Skiles, Geographic Information Systems faculty at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus in Longmont, is FRCC’s Master Teacher of the Year. He was recognized at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. In 1987, Skiles transitioned from a career as a research engineer to work with one of […]
Nowell Vincent and Dr. Erik Arthun are the master teachers of 2013 at the Larimer Campus of Front Range Community College. Vincent is director of the Interior Design Program. She has undergraduate degrees in theater and interior design and a master’s degree in interior design from Colorado State University. Vincent started her career as a […]
David Platt has loved mathematics for as long as he can remember, but he didn’t discover his love of teaching until his first experience as a student teacher. “My very first class was full of students who were eager to learn, and I was hooked after that,” says David. “My two greatest loves are solving […]
When her children were young, Marty Gonzales was an avid volunteer in her daughters’ school and numerous activities. But it was her work with the Mile High Girl Scouts Council that made her realize she wanted more schooling than the bachelor’s degree in business she’d earned a decade earlier at the University of Colorado at […]
Chef Sheila Beckley’s recipe for helping students succeed is to combine her real-world experience with her academic background. Beckley teaches the Culinary Arts-Chef Program in Front Range’s College Now-Career Pathways program. College Now is Front Range’s college program for high school students.