Seventh Grade Archives - Aspen Country Day School

Stories from the Journey

The strength of our school community is built on the continued commitment of faculty, students, and families to support each other as they learn and grow. Here are stories of the people, places, and experiences that make up the Aspen Country Day School journey. 

Emmy Gilliam

September 23, 2022

Emmy brings 17 years of experience working in schools as a middle school teacher, faculty leader, and director of admissions and enrollment. She has a BA in English from USC

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Marci Sketch

March 24, 2021

Marci is originally from Detroit, Michigan. She came to Aspen “just for the summer” in 1993, and in a tale as old as time, she never left. She holds a

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Alex Tiernan

March 24, 2021

A born and raised Carbondalian, Alex Tiernan has worked at Aspen Country Day School for over a decade in Physical Education and as Global Program Coordinator. He studied marketing and

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Morgan Atkins

March 5, 2021

Morgan grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont in elementary education, human development, and family studies. She taught Kindergarten at Shore Country Day

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Kelsey Dunn

February 2, 2021

Kelsey arrived in Aspen in 2017 after three years teaching PE and Outdoor Education in Dallas, Texas. Originally from Waterbury, Conn., she earned an undergraduate degree in movement and sports

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Paula Ponto

January 27, 2021

Paula, who grew up in Neenah, Wisconsin, has been teaching at at Aspen Country Day School since 2000. She has a degree in art education for K-12 from the University

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Wes Lanich

January 15, 2021

Wes moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 2019 and worked with the Aspen Music Festival & School supporting their audio and streaming projects. Prior to that he taught music

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