Jen has worked with thousands of young people throughout the US, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong helping them build stronger relationships, develop clear communication tools and achieve goals through outdoor ropes courses. Through her coaching business, Jen taught math, reading, writing and memorization skills to students who have been diagnosed with learning differences and executive function deficit. Jen received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a master's degree in Education and Human Development from the University of Colorado, Denver. Her particular area of interest is how development of the adolescent brain has a direct effect on social, emotional, and executive function skills. When not at CECP, Jen loves to be outdoors with her husband and 3 daughters camping, stand up paddle boarding, and downhill skiing.
Cameron Markway– Academic & Career Advisor
Cameron is a former college composition instructor and high school English teacher. For six
years Cameron dedicated his time to earning a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in English, both from the University of Northern Colorado. Thanks to his position as a teaching assistant while at UNC, he has had the privilege of teaching students from around Colorado, the USA, and the world. After college, he served at-risk students in the Greeley community both as a coach and as a teacher. He has a passion for working with students one-on- one and helping them to uncover and nurture their own passions. When not working, Cameron enjoys reading, writing, hiking Colorado’s many 14ers with his wife, and watching the Broncos win.
Brooke Nordgren– Academic & Career Advisor
Brooke has spent the last decade in the field of education working with young people and helping them achieve their academic goals. She has experience collaborating with students and parents while working in the area of special education and has also had the opportunity to be a teacher and a teacher trainer. Brooke received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and her master’s degree in Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder. The area of emphasis of her master’s degree is in educating culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Brooke has spent many years living overseas and traveling the world, but the beautiful state of Colorado has been her home for the past 15 years. She is passionate about matching each individual student’s interests with his or her academic and career path. In her free time, Brooke enjoys hiking, traveling, reading and spending time with her husband, three daughters and her English bulldog.
Amy de Lourenco- Academic & Career Advisor
Amy has spent the majority of her career in higher education where she has experience working at community colleges, four-year and private schools. She has served as a financial aid counselor, first year program advisor, graduate level program director and college level instructor. With experiences in higher education ranging from admissions, to scholarships, and program advising, Amy has developed a passion for working with high school students and their families to prepare them for post-secondary education and workforce careers. Additionally, she has designed a number of college readiness and success programs for middle and high school students.
Amy earned her B.S. Degree in Secondary Education from the University of Northern Colorado and her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Suffolk University. In addition, she holds a Mediation and Negotiation certification from the University of New Mexico Law School. As a Colorado native, Amy enjoys the Colorado outdoors, biking, and traveling with her husband and their three children.