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Advising Team

 Jen Rolls – Director of Advising
 

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 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.