Primary Role at DC: EXTEND - Elementary Aide
Year started at Denver Christian: 2017-2018
Education/Degrees Held: Mrs. Russelavage graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors degree in Human Development and Family Studies, and a minor in Early Childhood Education. She completed her graduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado, graduating with my Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Psychology.
For the past 14 years, Mrs. Russelavage has worked as a privately contracted School Psychologist at Learning Solutions, PC in Colorado Springs, providing individual therapy for children, assessing students’ cognitive abilities and social/emotional functioning, and developing appropriate academic and environmental interventions and strategies based on assessment data. Additionally, She worked as a substitute teacher at Willow Creek Elementary School in the Cherry Creek School District for the past five years, focusing on supporting teachers and students within the Integrated Learning Center (ILC) and Resource rooms. "I am so excited to work in an environment that encourages the growth and development of the whole child ~ incorporating the Christian worldview into every aspect of their lives and education."