Celeste loves being around people and loves seeing all the kids. She was an office assistant at Bellview Christian school for 26 years prior to coming to Options. She has two children, and four grandchild that she is crazy about. She loves to quilt and craft and spend tons of time with her family.
Sharon is a former Elementary School Counselor. She believes that making learning fun is essential. She homeschooled her own son for 8 years (who is now a pilot and sometimes even subs at Options). Sharon is married and loves to travel, hike, bike, being outside and spending time with family.
Megan has been a part of Brighton Options for years, as she Homeschooled her own kids with this program. She is blissfully married, has four kids and a grandkid that she adores! In her free time, she loves to read and cook. We are blessed to have her homeschool knowledge as well as her hard work and talents here with us to help us in all areas and aspects of the school!
Alicia graduated from CCU in Elementary education. She has taught both Kindergarten and 1st grade. She loves to create lifelong learners by reaching a child's natural inquisitive spirit and making learning fun! Alicia enjoys being outside, reading and swing dancing!
Allison has her master’s in special education as well as middle grades education and her bachelor’s in elementary education. She believes that learning should be fun, productive, lifelong, and a team effort. In her free time, Allison enjoys writing children’s books, reading, and spending time with her husband and three daughters. Allison was homeschooled K-12 and plans to homeschool her own children as well.
Janelle is a 3rd generation Coloradoan. She and her husband Dan have four sons who were homeschooled and who now are an engineer, an army officer, a budding photographer and student in kinesiology. She is passionate about learning new things and loves to spark that interest in her students.
Stephanie loves to be creative and that is why she is such a great music teacher. She loves art, music and crafting. She also loves to read, go camping and sleep. She is happily married and has two beautiful children of her own that she homeschools.
Rylee is energetic, fun, and is passionate about teaching English and Theater. She has tons of energy and will make learning these subjects Fun!!
Emily is happily married and has 2 children of her own. She loves having different cooking classes and getting to know so many of the kids. She loves coming up with unique and fun recipes to cook at school.
Mr. D has lived in several different states, growing up in a Military family - even born in Germany. He is passionate and very talented in art and passes that along to our students. He has traveled the world, has learned so much and comes up with such unique and exciting art projects!
Kathleen loves the variety of classes she gets to teach and all the students she gets to know. Kathleen has a "fur baby" of her own - a dog that she loves. Even in her free time Kathleen still spends it musically playing drums, Irish pipes and tutoring on the side. She also enjoys Jui Jitsu. She has tons of energy and pours that into her teaching!
Becki is married with two daughters that she homeschooled. She also lives with her nephew and two adorable cats. She loves spending time with her family and is also a little bit of a "nerd" as she loves to work with the computer in her free time.
Jen loves teaching unique classes in creative ways. She loves being in the sun - preferably at the beach! She also loves reading, boating and spending time with her family. Jen homeschooled her own children and is passionate about coming alongside homeschool families.
Johanna loves to motivate and teach students about math! She has five kids, two grandkids and one dog. She coaches track and cross-country on the side and she also loves to read, bake and go on walks or hikes.
JEREMY PAXTON Science and PE jgpaxton@auroraK12.org
Jeremy has subbed for Options for a long time and loves it so much he has now decided to join our staff! Jeremy will make learning science and PE fun!