Araseli was born in Los Angeles, California, and lived in Denver but spent the majority of her childhood in El Paso, Texas. Araseli and her family moved to beautiful Colorado after living in Illinois for 9 years. She has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Argosy University, a Masters in Education from Rockford University, and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Regis University. This is her 16th year as an educator. She has served in various roles in both PreK-5 and K-8 settings as a Dual Language teacher, instructional coach, assistant principal, and interim principal. Araseli loves spending time with her husband Ricardo and children, Valerie, Maya, and Diego. The family enjoys doing outdoor activities as much as possible or hanging out at home cooking and watching movies. She is excited about the opportunity to be serving the Tollgate community!
Dean of Students
Dean of Students
Barry Hazen was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and has been living in Colorado for the past two years. Barry and his wife made the move to Colorado for her studies and have loved living in the Denver area. During the past twelve years he has been a 4th and 5th grade teacher, interventionist, technology integration coach and technology leader. Barry earned his bachelors degree in Elementary Education as well as his Masters in Educational Leadership Principalship from Arizona State University. Mr. Hazen believes all students are capable of success, no exceptions! Barry loves spending time with family, friends and loved ones. Together the family loves making music, exploring outdoors, and making memories. Mr. Hazen is excited to start building relationships and learning with the Tollgate community!