Faculty

YAMPAH ADMINISTRATION

Dr. Leigh McGown

Principal and Childcare Director

lmcgown@ymhs.org

PrincipalEarlyChildhoodDirectorLeighbeganhercareerineducationina9thgradeclassroominDurangoColoradoaftercompletingaBAinHumanitiesaSecondaryTeachingLicensefromFortLewis1994.pdf

Marta Parker

School Secretary & Registrar

970-945-9463

mparker@ymhs.org

Steve Gardner

Transportation Supervisor

Bus Drivers:

  • Taz Brown
  • Steve Weller

YAMPAH MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL- YMHS

John Hughes

Science & Math

jhughes@ymhs.org

JohnHughesB.pdf

Mike Podmore

Social Studies, Spanish & Outdoor Ed

mpodmore@ymhs.org

Rick Woolcott

Social Studies, Physical Ed & Special Ed

rwoolcott@ymhs.org

Misty Thompson

English & Music

mthompson@ymhs.org

Shiloh McCollum

Math & Science

smccollum@ymhs.org

Ben Green

Math & Technology

bgreen@ymhs.org

BenGreen.pdf

YAMPAH TEEN PARENT PROGRAM- TPP

Sally Kilton

TPP Director Social Studies & ELL

skilton@ymhs.org

Laura Smith

School Social Worker, Parenting Ed, Comp Health, Art & Pottery

lsmith@ymhs.org

April Moon

Community Liaison

amoon@ymhs.org

Molly Garland

School Nurse Consultant

Early Childhood Educators- ECE

  • Twila Atwood, Infant & Toddler Supervisor
  • Rischma Buchanan, Infant & Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Dionne Luna, Infant & Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Martha Morales, Infant & Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Cara Pittman, Infant & Toddler Assistant Teacher

CREATIVE PATHWAYS REENGAGEMENT- CPR

Annalise Appel

Special Education & Blended Learning

aappel@ymhs.org

AnnaliseAppelMA.pdf

Sierra Aldrich

English, Art, Physical Ed & Outdoor Ed

saldrich@ymhs.org

POST HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS- PHSS

Donna Holley

School Counselor, College & Careers, Comp Health

dholley@ymhs.org

DonnaHolley.pdf

Michael Lowe

English, Careers & Entrepreneurship

mlowe@ymhs.org

PROJECT REBOUND

Tripp Freeman

Special Education

tfreeman@ymhs.org

Alida Haslett

Special Education

ahaslett@ymhs.org

Emma Bielski

School Social Worker, DBT Skills, Psychology, Comp Health

ebielski@ymhs.org

Jono Moreau

Behavior Coach, Digital Music

jmoreau@ymhs.org

IN RESIDENCE

Kether Axelrod

Theater, Drama, Speech & Spoken Word

kaxelrod@ymhs.org

Kim Wille

Sustainability & Gardening

kim.wille@gmail.com

Matt McBrayer

Technology Coordinator

mmcbrayer@rfhelpdesk.net

Gerry Michels

Drawing & Painting