Welcome to the Swanson Interventionist/ESL team!
We work collaboratively with students, parents, and teachers to help every child reach their highest potential.
I'm a Colorado Native. I enjoy playing ice hockey, hiking, camping and spending time outdoors. I have worked with children in a variety of settings for the majority of my work career (including summer camp, before and after school programs, and at a community mental health center in school based programs.)
Hello! My name is Miss Daly and this is my first year as a Learning Specialist at Swanson! I recently graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with my bachelors is Special Education. I will be splitting my time between Swanson and Witt Elementary School. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family as well as going on hikes with my new puppy Harley. I'm very excited to be a part of the Swanson community and I look forward to a fantastic year!
Hi! My name is Miss Forch. I live in Lakewood with my kitty furbabies, Abba Zabba and Ollie. I graduated in December 2016 with my Master's degree in Special Education from the University of Colorado at Denver. This is my second year teaching at Swanson. I enjoy skiing, camping, traveling, and being with friends and family. I look forward to a great year with you and your child!
Hello! This is my 1st year as a literacy interventionist at Swanson! I have been teaching in Jeffco for 12 years with a variety of experience in the primary grades and 17 years in early childhood. I've lived in Colorado most of my life. I love everything from hiking, golfing, fishing, camping and spending time with my family and friends. Ive been married to my amazing husband Corby for 6 years. I have 2 children and 2 step children. Konner who is 21 and is a Senior at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Hailey is 17 and is a Senior at Golden HS. My step daughter Jordan will be a Sophomore at the University of Northern Colorado and finally my step son Brady is a Senior at Arvada West. I'm excited to be are part of the Swanson community.
Autism Speech-Language Pathologist
I was born and raised in Washington state and moved to Colorado in 2016. I completed my degree in speech-pathology at CU Boulder, and focused on autism, augmentative and alternative communication, and stuttering. This is my first year at Swanson and I'm excited to be a part of the ASD team! Outside of school, I love playing and dancing to bluegrass music, sewing, and baking pies.
This is my second year as the Swanson English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher. I have taught primary for 9 years and have previously taught at Swanson as a Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade teacher. I have been teaching for 11 years. I love spending time with my husband, my 2 year old son Chase, and our dog Rusty. We love spending time outdoors. I have a Master degree in Linguistically Diverse Education and Curriculum from CU-Denver. I am passionate about celebrating diversity and integrating culture into our classroom. I enjoy learning about different cultures and languages. I look forward to getting to know you and your child this year!
General Education Speech Language Pathologist
I am starting my 4th year at Swanson as the general education SLP. I have been a speech language pathologist for the last ten years. I enjoy spending time with my husband, two children and two dogs. I enjoy hiking, traveling and spending time with my family!
This is my 12th year with Swanson Elementary and my second year as a literacy interventionist. Prior to this role, I taught English as a Second Language and before that I was a fourth grade classroom teacher. I am very excited to help cultivate a love of reading with my students and develop their reading skills to help them succeed academically and beyond. On a personal note, I love to spend time outdoors, hiking and skiing with my friends and family. Also, I am very excited for my 5-year-old, Everett, to begin Kindergarten this year!
- 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
This is my first year at Swanson as a Learning Specialist. I am excited to work with the students here and I believe every child can reach their potential.
I am currently finishing my M.Ed at Regis and I have a MA Clinical Psychology.