ASD Program

Burke Luerssen 

 ASD  Intermediate

Hi! I am Burke Luerssen and I have been an ASD teacher at Fremont since 2018.  I have an undergraduate degree in theater and anthropology and a masters in special education.  I love working with our students and seeing their amazing growth! Please reach out if you have any questions!

Melanie Bailey      

ASD Primary     

Hi!! My name is Melanie Bailey.  I have been working with students with special needs for over 10 years. I have a  Bachelor Degree in  Special Education from The University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh.  I love being a teacher and helping students reach their full potential! 

Caroline Nickel, M.Ed, CCC-SLP       Speech-Language

I have been working as the Speech-Language Pathologist at Fremont Elementary since I moved to Colorado from Atlanta, Georgia in 2013.  I obtained a Master’s in Education in Speech and Language Pathology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from the University of Georgia. 

Vicki Blanton, LCSW  Social Worker

I am excited return to my educational roots and join the team at Fremont.  Previously, I worked in child welfare as a case manager and supervisor for a Therapeutic Foster Care program. I earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Elementary Education from Hope College.