Middle School Counselor
Hello! My name is Jessica Read and I am the Future Center middle school counselor at Ranum Middle School, Scott Carpenter Middle School, Shaw Heights Middle School, Colorado STEM Academy and Westminster Academy for International Studies. My role is to support the career awareness, exploration and planning for 6th to 8th graders in WPS. I am in my fourth year at WPS, and have spent over seven years as a secondary school counselor in Colorado. I like to spend my free time reading, painting and drinking coffee.
High School Counselor
Hello! My name is Lauren Hafemann and I am a high school counselor for the Future Center at Westminster High School. This is my seventh year as a counselor in Westminster Public Schools. Overall, I’ve worked at elementary, middle and high school levels as a school counselor for the last 14 years – I am still so happy to work in this profession! In my free time, I like to spend time with my family, Netflix-binge and read.
High School Counselor
Hello! I am a high school counselor for the Future Center at Westminster High School, Hidden Lake High School and Westminster Virtual Academy. I am your contact for questions about concurrent enrollment and ASCENT. This is my third year as a counselor in Westminster Public Schools (WPS). Prior to coming to WPS, I worked at Standley Lake High School in Jeffco and Place Bridge Academy in Denver Public Schools. In my free time, I like to see live theatre, watch lots of films, and spend time with my family.
Bilingual Community & Education Specialists
My name is Whitney Allen. I am the bilingual Parent Academy for Student Success (PASS) coordinator for Westminster Public Schools and run a bilingual program so parents can understand more clearly "what they need to know" to better support their students going to college and beyond. The program also helps parents become strong and respectful advocates for themselves and their students so they can participate fully in the success of their child, the district and the community. This is my fourth year in the Future Center serving all parents and students as they prepare for, and transition to, college, the workforce or a combination thereof. I also with parent/student college tours and FAFSA nights among other things. For fun, I like to read, ski, cycle, salsa dance, paint and spend time with my own two amazing teenagers!
Yvette De La Cruz
E-mail: email@example.comHola! My name is Yvette De La Cruz and I am Westminster High School's Future Center Career Coach. I am a Denver native, bilingual, and have over 16 years of experience in education. My passion for developing and implementing student engagement stems from an amazing high school mentor that shifted the paradigm of my life. I have a bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver in Hospitality, Meeting & Travel Administration with an emphasis in Event Management. I also have a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teaching certificate in Business and Marketing. I thrive on identifying personal student goals, developing leadership skills, and planning career moves. I make certain that students are ready to be successful with employment strategies such as resumes, interviewing skills, and building self-confidence. My interests include entrpreneurship, my Pomeranian, being an event planner, traveling and spending time with my family.
Bilingual Community Liasion
Phone Monday and Tuesday: 720-542-4842
Phone Wednesday and Friday: 720-542-4926
Phone Thursday: 720-542-5534
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgHello! My name is Claudia Glascock. I am a member of the Future Center as a Community Liaison at Ranum, Scott Carpenter and Shaw Heights Middle Schools. My role is linking families to the district and community resources as a bilingual support. I am reaching out to parents and having conversations about students' progress, future and success. I am from Colombia, South America, where I worked as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. I moved to Colorado after working for more than ten years as an executive director of a non-profit organization in Louisiana. I like to travel and enjoy different cultures.