Debra comes to ML8 with a M.A. in Bilingual/Multicultural Education from the University of Arizona, a B.S. in Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University and National Board Certification for English as a New Language. Debra has experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer training teachers, teaching 3rd grade, and as an instructional coach and MTSS facilitator at the secondary level. In her spare time, Debra volunteers with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office as Victim Advocate, enjoying long distance running, vegan cooking and spending time with her grandson. As a newcomer from Arizona, she also enjoys exploring beautiful Colorado!