6th Grade

Mrs. Maynard, Mrs. Nazarenus and Mrs. Rhodes

Barbara Nazarenus - 6th Grade Teacher


Barbara Nazarenus is currently teaching sixth grade at Eldorado Elementary. She has been teaching at Eldorado since the school opened in 2001. Prior to that, she taught at Trailblazer Elementary which is also located in Highlands Ranch for one and a half years. Her teaching career began in Broward County, which is located in South Florida. She taught in Florida for 11 years before moving to Colorado. She attended the University of South Florida where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She obtained her Master's Degree in Education with an emphasis on Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix. She has experience teaching in grades one through six.

Ms. Nazarenus's Website

Karla Maynard - 6th Grade Teacher


Karla Maynard began teaching fifth grade in 1992 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. Since that time, she has taught second through sixth grade and loved them all! She has been at Eldorado since it opened in 2001. She took a break in 2004 to stay home to raise her two children, Grace and Joseph. She returned to Eldorado in 2009 and has loved being back in the classroom. In addition to teaching, she is part of the Student Council team and also serves on the Eldorado Leadership Committee.

Mrs. Maynard's Website

Misty Rhodes - 6th Grade Educational Assistant

Misty Rhodes is currently an Educational Assistant in 6th grade and Math Interventionist at Eldorado Elementary. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Westmont College, Misty obtained her Elementary Education teaching certification from California State University, Northridge. This is Misty’s seventh year in education, and she has taught 4th, 5th, and 8th grades in California and Colorado. She loves being a part of the Eldorado community!