& Educational Assistants

Karen Adair: Paraprofessional, Kindergarten

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.


Kimberly Reeves: Educational Assistant, ELA

Kimberly was raised in Chicago, Illinois and lived her adult life in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She moved to Denver Colorado a little over 2 years ago. She loves the mountains and the beautiful skies here in Colorado. Kimberly started working at Tollgate as a substitute for the first year. She thoroughly enjoyed helping the students as well as the staff that she decided to stay. She's now going on her second year at Tollgate and genuinely loves the children as her own. In her free time, if she's not on the phone with her granddaughter you can find Kim enjoying painting, puzzles, doing yoga or mediating.


Laura H. Garcia: Educational Assistant, Technology

Laura was born in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Colorado in 2001 and graduated from Aurora Public Schools. Laura has been working for Tollgate for four years and enjoys seeing students grow academically and socially. In her free time, you can catch her watching a good movie or sewing.