Staff Highlight 5-16-19

Weekly Staff Member Highlight
In an effort to introduce our fabulous staff to the broader community, we highlight one staff member a week in our newsletter. Instead of typical bios, we will present some fun info about each person. For full bios, please visit our website.


Please meet:  Rose Branca
Position:  1st Grade Teacher
One item checked off her bucket list:   Skydiving and Ziplining.
One item not yet checked off her bucket list: To cross an ocean during travel. 
Favorite teacher and why:  4th Grade Mr. Thacker - he told jokes!   
Morning bird or night owl:    Both.
His favorite part of her job:  Making connection with kids and letting them know I'm here for them.    
What's the best way to start the day?:     Singing.
The biggest risk he has taken in his life:   Moving to Colorado on my own with my small child.   
What do you do to stay balanced?:   I spend time with friends and family to re-center myself.    
When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher or a vet.
What inspires you:   People who never give up and see their failures as opportunities to learn.