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Welcome to the STEM Launch Counseling Department 

Counseling supports the development of the whole child by advocating for academic, social/emotional, career and postsecondary needs and strives to develop life-long learners and productive citizens.

The counseling program in Adams 12 Five Star Schools works collaboratively with parents, community members and educators to empower every child, regardless of individual differences or obstacles, to ensure all students are prepared for meaningful, productive learning through a data-driven comprehensive K-12 school counseling program.

Please feel free to contact your student's counselor or psychologist at any time. 

1st, 4th, 7th grade Counselor:
Mrs. Jennifer Quintana
720-972-5136 (Work Number)
Office Hours: (M-F 9-10 AM & 2-3 PM)

2nd, 5th, 8th grade Counselor: 
Mrs. Cindy Kinderknecht
970-591-3489 (Google Phone)
720-972-5135 (Work Number)
Office Hours: (M-F 11-12 AM & 3-4 PM)

K, 3rd, 6th grade Counselor:
Mrs. Carla Paul-Divine
970-329-1557 (Google Phone)
720-972-5144 (Work Number)
Office Hours: (M 4-6 PM, T&Th 10-11AM & 3-4PM, W&F 10-12)

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist:
Mrs. Andrea Overton
Office Hours: (M-F 8-9 AM & 1-2 PM)

K-5th Grade School Psychologist:
Mrs. Silvia Soderberg
(720) 472-2564 (call or text)
Office Hours: (Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11-12 & 3-4
Tuesday & Thursday 9-10 & 4-5)

6th, 7th & 8th Grade School Psychologist:
Mrs. Abigail Donate
970-680-3734 (call or text)
Office Hours: (Wed.-Fri. 10-11 AM & 12-1 PM)

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