Counseling Staff

Counselors:

Stacey Pottorff
Staff
ALL Students A-Cl

Ex: 22119

Education: 
B.A. in Psych from Mesa State College, M.A. in School Counseling from Adams State College.

Past Jobs: 
Extended Hours (before and after school program), taught kindergarten enrichment, Summer Camp counselor.

Fun Fact: 
I have a super-strong olfactory sense.  It’s a blessing and a curse.



 
Mads Kohls
Staff
ALL Students Co-Go
 
Ex: 22120

Education: BS in Marriage and Families Studies from BYU-I, MA in School Counseling from Adam State University.

Past Jobs: Elementary School Counselor, PreK teacher, SUP 
instructor, and Snow Cone Manger.

Fun Fact: I can ride a bike with no handlebars.


 
Kerri Spore
Staff
ALL Students Gp-Le 
 
Ex: 22121

Education: High school - Gunnison, CO. B.A. in Sociology (emphasis in Criminal Justice and Social Sciences) and secondary teaching licensure - Western State Colorado University. M.A. School Counseling - Adams State University.

Past Jobs: Assistant Director of Admissions at Western State Colorado University; Director of Student Services at Western Colorado Community College. By far the best position I’ve had is over ten years as a counselor here at Central!

Fun Fact: Believe it or not, I was a cheerleader in high school and drove a VW bug that was older than I was. I’m also kind of a farm girl. I love old trucks, tractors, riding 4-wheelers, and helping my family on the farm.

 
Liza Hines
Staff
ALL Students Li-Ol 

Ex: 22122

Education: B.A. in Sociology and secondary teaching license - CU Boulder. Masters of Education - Colorado State University.

Past Jobs: Assistant Director at a Residential Treatment and Detention Facility, Job Coach, Foster Care Case Manager.

Fun Fact: Married the boy I had a crush on in middle school.  

 

Rebekah Giles
Staff
ALL Students On-Sh

Ex:22123

Education: B. A. in Kinesiology at CMU - M.Ed. in School Counseling at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Past Jobs: Waitress, Aviation Ordnance Technician, Cake Decorator, Substitute Teacher and Health/PE Teacher.

Fun Fact: I once worked in the hangar where Top Gun was filmed.


 
Amy Leininger 
Amy
ALL Students Si-Z
 
Ex: 22124

Education:  Bachelors in Sociology and Anthropology from University of Puget Sound and Masters of Social Work (in progress!) from the University of Wyoming. 

Past Jobs:  Barista, early childhood care and education advocate, summer camp counselor, operations manager

Fun Fact:  I have been stung by over 70 bees.
 


College and Career:

Kline Donley
Kline
College and Career Advisor

EX: 22131

Education: B.A. in Organization and Innovation Management - Colorado State University - 2017

Past Job: Operations Manager and Director of 8 and Under Program - Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association

Fun Fact:  I was an assistant coach for the first ever U.S. National Blind Hockey Team






 

 

 

Secretaries:

Dana Smith
Counseling Secretary
Ex: 22116

Tammy Taylor
Counseling Secretary
Ex: 22118

Registrar:
Courtney Salazar

Ex: 22117
FAX:  (970) 462-9328