”Making disciples of Jesus is the overflow of the delight in being disciples of Jesus.David Platt
After receiving her B.A. from University of California, Davis, Jen earned her teaching credential, Masters in Education and administrative credential from San Diego State University. Jen has worked in the public and private school setting, teaching both elementary and high school students. She has experience in mentoring and coaching teachers in instructional practices while participating in an administrative internship program. Jen has been working at a University Model school since 2012 and joined USCO in 2016 after her family moved to the area. With her husband Dennis, and their two children, she enjoys recreating in the great outdoors of Colorado. Her favorite pastimes include reading, cooking, coffee dates, and traveling.
Kristi studied Family and Child Development at Auburn University, but her true passion has always been dance and theater. She has worked professionally in these areas and has taught in many studios and educational settings. Kristi and her husband, Scotty, enrolled three out of their four boys at The University School in 2009 and her role at the school has grown progressively since that time. In addition to being the Theater Director at USCO, in recent years she has worked at the front desk and then joined the administrative team in 2020. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, traveling, her rose garden, going to the theater, watching Auburn football, her dogs, and all things pink!
Heather earned her BA in Biology from CU Boulder with an emphasis in Sports Medicine and Leadership. Her husband, Branon, graduated from dental school in 1999. After spending 15 years focusing on their kids, she spent 12 years running their 2 family practices. Two of their 3 children graduated from USCO. She first got involved in the school as the assistant director of the theater department in 2018. She then spent time at the front desk before joining the administrative team in 2021. As a new empty-nester, she enjoys being at USCO with amazing students and staff. She loves being a grandma, reading, watching Colorado Avalanche games, photography, live music, and theater.
Matt spent 16 years working full-time with students (including eight in a Christian school setting), and he has served churches as a worship leader since the 90’s as well. Matt has a passion for Jesus, students and families, and tacos of all types (with a Diet Coke, preferably). He believes that following Christ should manifest itself with great love and joy. All three of his young adult children have attended University School. Matt joined the staff of USCO in 2021, and joined the administrative team in 2022. Lela, his wife, has been a licensed professional counselor/marriage and family therapist since 1996, and together they have been able to minister to scores of families.