Karen Adair: Paraprofessional
Karen was born and raised in Colorado. She has been at Tollgate for 3 years and counting. Karen works with many grade levels to help support students and help with clerical work. In her free time, Karen loves to hang out with friends, travel to new states, read, and spend time with her dog and family.
Katherine Andrie: Paraprofessional
For Katherine education is a “forever asset”. That's the reason why she feels it is so important to promote learning with our students. She has a teaching license, but is also passionate about balancing her time in education with her other jobs, her health and family. Being a Para allows her to do just that. She grew up in Minnesota, but have lived the last 20 years in Aurora raising her four kids, and enjoying the climate, terrain and educational opportunities. Her kids are now adults and their unique talents and accomplishments in education, athletics and careers continue to impress her. About those other Jobs? She coaches swimming and diving for City of Aurora, Gateway HS, Columbia MS, and Valor Christian. She also loves to keep active through swimming and trail running. If you ask, she’ll share some stories about her close encounters with wildlife while running in our beautiful Colorado mountains!