PTEC Staff

Jim Downing

Principal

Mr. James Downing is that rarest of creatures, a Colorado native.  As the principa...

Ryan Kollasch

Assistant Principal

Ryan William Kollasch is the Interim Assistant Principal for PTEC.  Prior to this,...

Angelo Jaramillo

Dean of Students

Mr. Jaramillo was born and raised in , CO. He spent his childhood just ...

Donna Greene

Director of Career and Technical Education, ILOP/Work-Based Learning, and PTECH Coordinator

Mrs. Greene has worked at James Irwin since 2005. She started in the front office of th...

Alex Douglas

Administrative Assistant to the Principal

Mrs. Douglas is a rare true native and born in . She has worked for Jam...

Olivia Christian

Attendance

Mrs. Christian became a part of the PTEC staff family in September 2021 after being a P...

Jamie Grenier

Assistant Receptionist, Communications/Events

Jamie Grenier, a native of SW Oklahoma, embarked on a remarkable journey that has shape...

Olga Longoria

Career & Academic Advisor

Mrs. Longoria was born in Mexico and raised in Texas.  She married her husband in ...

Emily Baskett

English Teacher

Ms. Baskett, a proud graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio (Go Roadrunners...

Megan Chamillard

Mathematics Teacher

Megan Chamillard, a Colorado native, holds dual degrees in History and Graphic Design. ...

Cassandra Dandrea

Lead Mathematics Teacher

Mrs. Dandrea was born and raised in .  She has her Bachelor’...

Ryan Davis

CTE Construction

Mr. Davis was born in and has lived here for 44 years. He graduated fr...

Kelly Dias

Student Services

Mrs. Dias has been teaching for James Irwin Charter schools since 2011 and has taught a...

Paula Duray

Chemistry/Metallurgy Teacher

This is my first year at PTEC.  I have been teaching for 12 years-2 years at Banni...

Brandon Espinoza

CTE-Engineering Teacher

Prior to his teaching and administrative career at Power Technical, Mr. Espinoza worked...

Yoko Espinoza

CTE - CAD/Japanese Teacher

Mrs. Espinoza began her teaching career in Tokyo, Japan at an English language learning...

Todd Hall

Mathematics Teacher

Scott Heim

CTE Industrial Arts

Lauren Hunsaker

Character Teacher

I am a native of . I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend, our friends...

Andrew Jaussi

CTE Machining

I’m WA State-Pacific NW. I’ve spent time in UT, CO, AR, Kansas, ID, TX...

Taylor Larson

Lead Science Teacher

Mrs. Larson has been teaching for James Irwin Charter schools since 2017. She holds a B...

Karina Marroquin

Karina.Marroquin@jamesirwin.org

Mrs. Marroquin was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States at ...

Codey Martin

Physical Education Teacher

Mr. Martin was born and raised in Southern California. At the age of 17, Mr. Martin enl...

Shawn McGee

CTE Robotics, Intro to CAD/Engineering

My name is Shawn McGee. I am a first-year teacher at PTEC and a James Irwin alumni (Cla...

Brennen Nakagawa

Special Education Paraprofessional

Jacob Noel

History Teacher

Jacob Noel is a new history teacher at PTEC. I was born and raised in Colorado and went...

Lawrence Norquist

Science Teacher

I was born here in the state of Colorado and have spent much of my life living in the a...

Jacquelyne Pauletta

Special Education Teacher

Ms. Pauletta was born in Meadville Pennsylvania and has lived in since...

Jared Rice

English Teacher

I have a Bachelors in English UCCS with an emphasis in creative writing. I ha...

Nicole Rodriguez

Science Teacher

I graduated West Texas A&M University in 2018 with a bachelors in Animal Scien...

Melea Roman

Mathematics Teacher

Miss Roman grew up in southeast Alaska until moving to Pennsylvania to attend college. ...

Lisa Romero

School Counselor -- JICMS & PTEC

Jeremy Samora

English Teacher

Mr. Samora has been a middle/high school teacher since 2019. He received his Master&rsq...

Patricia Samora

English Teacher

Mrs. Samora was born in New Jersey and grew up in upstate New York. After graduation, s...

Courtnie Schobert

Science Teacher

Ms. Schobert is a native and graduated UCCS with a Bachelors of I...

Gregg Sheldon

CTE Automotive

Gregg Sheldon has been a Wide Open Throttle Therapy Junkie since he was able to hold a ...

Jim Williamson

CTE/Welding Teacher

My name is James Williamson, I was born and raised in . I graduated fro...

Thomas Wilson

CTE Industrial Arts

Mr. Wilson moved to in 1978 where he attended Irving Junior High and M...