Counseling Staff

Counselors:

Stacey Pottorff
ALL Students A-Ci

Ex: 22119

Education: 
B.A. in Psych from Mesa State College, M.A. in School Counseling from Adams State College

Past Jobs: 
Extended Hours (before and after school program), taught kindergarten enrichment, Summer Camp counselor

Fun Fact: 
I have a super-strong olfactory sense.  It’s a blessing and a curse.



 
Teresa Sheffield
ALL Students Cj-Go
 
Ex: 22120

Education: BA in Education from Mesa State  College, MA in Educational Leadership from University of Northern Colorado, MA in School Counseling from Adam State University

Past Jobs: School Counselor, Physical Education teacher, volleyball coach, and Academic Coach and parent

Fun Fact: Loves, trains, and raises rottweilers

 
Kerri Spore
ALL Students Gp-Li 
 
Ex: 22121

Education: High school - Gunnison, CO. B.A. in Sociology (emphasis in Criminal Justice and Social Sciences) and secondary teaching licensure - Western State Colorado University. M.A. School Counseling - Adams State University

Past Jobs: Assistant Director of Admissions at Western State Colorado University; Director of Student Services at Western Colorado Community College. By far the best position I’ve had is over ten years as a counselor here at Central!

Fun Fact: Believe it or not, I was a cheerleader in high school and drove a VW bug that was older than I was. I’m also kind of a farm girl. I love old trucks, tractors, riding 4-wheelers, and helping my family on the farm.

 
Liza Hines
ALL Students Lo-O 

Ex: 22122

Education: B.A. in Sociology and secondary teaching license - CU Boulder. Masters of Education - Colorado State University 

Past Jobs: Assistant Director at a Residential Treatment and Detention Facility, Job Coach, Foster Care Case Manager

Fun Fact: Married the boy I had a crush on in middle school.  

 

Kalena Castaneda
ALL Students P-Sh

Ex:22123

Education: BA in Counseling Psychology and BFA in Studio Art from Colorado Mesa University, MA in School Counseling from Adams State University (currently attending)

Past Jobs: Case Manager, Clinician I, Detox Worker, and Personal Trainer (specialized with teens and young adults)

Fun Fact: I am a local artist and have had some of my work displayed downtown. Also, one of my life goals is to travel the world in a van that I turned into a home.


 
Jessica Barton
ALL Students Si-Z
 
Ex: 22124

Education: Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies - Colorado Northwestern Community College. B.A. in Management - University of Phoenix. M.A. in School Counseling - Adams State.

Past Jobs: Paralegal, Oil and Gas Appraiser, Senior Case Manager for the Department of Human Services, Social Services Director

Fun Fact: I received a 4.0 GPA in my Master’s program.  My dream job is to be an ice road trucker!


 

College and Career:

Jamie Moats
College and Career Advisor

EX: 22131

Education:
 Fruita Monument High School 1997, Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Mesa State College in 2003.

Past Jobs: Real Estate Agent, Case Manager Assistant, and currently a Mom Taxi.

Fun Fact: I have three boys who are future CHS Warriors!   My fifth food group is popcorn and peanut M&Ms and I would spend all summer floating the river with my kids if I could!





 

 

 

Secretaries:

Dana Smith
Counseling Secretary
Ex: 22116

Tammy Taylor
Counseling Secretary
Ex: 22118

Registrar:
Courtney Salazar

Ex: 22117
FAX:  (970) 462-9328