Welcome to Breckenridge Elementary School, home of the bulldogs!
Principal: Ms. Khristian Brace
Dear Breck El Parents and Guardians,
Welcome to the start of the 2017-18 school year! I cannot express how honored and excited I am to serve this amazing community as the Principal of Breck El. In a couple of weeks, we will open our school doors and welcome you and your child to another great year. Together, we will build upon the great work this community has started and will continue to partner to provide an excellent educational experience for our students.
To share a bit about myself, I am coming to Summit County from the Denver area. I am a Denver native and and attended Denver Public Schools from Kindergarten thru graduation from high school. Upon graduation, I moved to Durango, Colorado for college where I received a degree in Psychology, Elementary Education, and an endorsement in Linguistically Diverse Education. After spending six years in Durango, I moved back to Denver to complete my student teaching. I wasn’t yet ready for “city life” so after completing my student teaching, I moved to Steamboat Springs for two years. I became the supervising teacher at a preschool in town. After those two years, I moved back to Denver and started teaching in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. I taught there for eight years, became an instructional coach, and completed the Ritchie Program for School Leaders through the University of Denver. I then continued at DU and received my Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. After completing my Masters, I entered my leadership journey as an Assistant Principal in Denver Public Schools in the Montbello neighborhood. After two years as an Assistant Principal, I moved into my first Principal position in the Southwest area of Denver. Now, my journey continues and I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to join this community. My two daughters, Liliana and Brooklyn, will be joining the Breck El community as well! Brooklyn will be in 2nd grade and Liliana will be in 5th. We pinch ourselves daily for living in this town!
We know that you want the very best for your child and so do we! We have an INCREDIBLE staff here at Breck El and we can’t wait to begin this new year with you and your children!
Ms. Khristian Brace