Mr. Martinez was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Colorado with his wife and two children in 2006 in hopes of finding a less congested and more active atmosphere to raise a family. He earned his bachelor’s degree in History at California State University, his master’s degree in Educational Counseling and Guidance, and Licensure at California State University in San Bernardino. He has counseling experience in High school and Middle school for over 10 years with a special interest brain and behavior science. Mr. Martinez has specialized training and attended the Biofeedback Institute of Los Angeles for training as psychophysiology. He has found a terrific home at Campus and finds teaching students how to get along better, as well as being a wrestling coach, very rewarding. In his spare time, Mr. Martinez enjoys playing guitar, throwing a Frisbee for his dog Koa and making fish tacos.
Ms. Teigen is originally from North Dakota but has lived in Colorado for the past 12 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree and teaching licensure in elementary education at the University of North Dakota and her master’s degree in educational counseling at the University of Phoenix in 2004. She has experience as a general education counselor with a special interest in assisting youth in developing academic, social and emotional assets. Ms. Teigen has specialized training in Smart Girl, school crisis prevention and intervention, emergency response and crisis management and support group facilitation. She lives in downtown Denver and is passionate about yoga, shopping, traveling and volunteering for Urban Peak and the Denver Boys and Girls Club.
Ms. Snyder is originally from Ohio but has lived much of her adult life all over the world in places such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Luxembourg. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Applied Science at Miami University in Oxford, OH and her master’s degree in Educational Counseling at the University of Phoenix in 2006. Some of her key accomplishments include using her extensive background in applied science to analyze test data to identify and support at-risk students. In addition, she has used her experience as a general education counselor to contribute to the leadership development of young people through programs such as the Youth Adult Summit (YAS), Keep the Options Open (KOO) and is one of the Campus Crew Advisors at CMS. Ms. Snyder has specialized training as an AVID counselor and is involved in streamlining best practices for school intervention programs. She is the mother of four and enjoys cooking, traveling, handcrafts and recreational sports in her spare time.