Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen

Support Services Staff

Renee Campbell, MOT, OTR

Occupational Therapist

Originally from: Born on an Air Force Base in California but grew up in north Texas; moved briefly to Michigan followed by 3 1/2 years in Chicago, IL; finally rested in Evergreen 3 years ago.

About: Although I began as a Marine Biology major at Texas A&M University, I received my B.S. in Psychology followed by my Masters in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. I have specialized in pediatrics for the past 12 years where I have had the privilege of helping children gain independence in all aspects of their lives.

Favorite Quote: “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Interesting Fact: I am terrified of heights but I thoroughly enjoyed jumping out of an airplane over New Zealand’s Fox Glacier. I am the uber proud parent of a 4th grader who is the inspiration for all the good I am able to accomplish and who is not afraid of heights.

Schedule: I am at RMAE every Tuesday but can be reached by email or cell any day of the week.

Rosanne L. Jalbert

Student Services Cooridnator

Originally from:  Yarmouth, Maine by way of Tucson, Arizona, after New York City, New York, following  Boulder, Colorado, and  grew up in  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

About:  I graduated from University of Colorado- Boulder in Speech Pathology and Audiology. I received my teaching certification from Metro State College, while teaching at the Museum for Children and in Boulder Valley Schools.  I moved to NYC where I earned my M.Ed. in Special Education from Bank St. College of Education.  I’ve taught in Arizona, Maine, New York and Colorado.  I’m married to Greg and we have three grown children who are all successfully launched onto their own paths!!

My undergraduate degree is in Speech Pathology and Audiology from CU Boulder and my Master of Ed. degree is from Bank St. College of Education in NYC.  I’m married to Greg Jalbert and our three children are successfully launched into their lives!!

Interesting Quote:    ”You gain strength, experience, and confidence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the face.  You must do the thing you cannot do.”  ~ Elanor Roosevelt

Interesting Fact: I am a white water rafter.

Shawnna Jermano

Speech Therapist

Grew up in:  I was born in New Orleans, LA and lived there for 10 years.  When I was in the 4th grade,  my family moved to Pierre, SD…talk about culture shock!

About me:

I graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Go Huskers!) with a Masters of Science degree in Speech/Language Pathology.

I have been working as a speech therapist for over 10 years.

I am married to Mark and we have 4 awesome children, ages 13, 12, 9 and 7.

Some of my favorite things to do are hiking, camping, reading and watching all kinds of sports.

I love working at RMAE!

Favorite Quote:   Above all else, guard your heart, for it determines the course of your life.   Proverbs 4:23

Melanie Kilroy

School Counselor

Originally from:   Mrs Kilroy was born and raised in the Denver area.

Education:  She recieved her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Colorado State University and an Education Specialist/School Psychology degree from the University of Denver.

About:  Mrs Kilroy is a proud parent of four beautiful children.  Her oldest, a US Marine, is stationed in North Carolina.  The next oldest is a professional musical actress in Colorado.  She has two younger children, 3rd and 4th grade, that attend a Core Knowlegde charter school down the hill.    Mrs. Kilroy has been working as a School Psychologist for 10 years and part of the RMAE community since 2007.

Favorite Quote:  “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”  ―    Ralph Waldo Emerson

Favorite Animal:  Giraffe

Favorite Activity:  Gardening

Interesting Fact: Mrs Kilroy is living and raising her family in the same house where she grew up.

Schedule:  I am scheduled to be at RMAE on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  My schedule will fluctuate depending upon the need of our team.

Lindsay Lesch

SPED Teacher

Originally from: Bangor, Maine

About Me: I grew up in Maine where I enjoyed spending time on the many lakes and at the ocean in the summer and in the mountains during the winter. I graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington and spent my first years as a teacher in Maine. My weekends all winter were spent teaching skiing. In 2009 I moved out to Colorado and taught skiing at Copper Mountain. My summers were spent in Dubois, Wyoming working as a teacher/group leader for an outdoor adventure camp. This past summer I stayed in Colorado and worked for Rocky Mountain Camp as an Orton-Gillingham tutor and Outdoor Adventure leader. I am excited to join the team at Rocky Mountain Academy this year.

Favorite Quote:

Interesting Fact: I love to ride my dirtbike in the summer and backcountry ski in the winter.

 

 

 

 

 

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