District 6 students to get new principals

Four schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will have new leaders for the 2013-14 school year.


Insoon Olson will take the reins of Northridge High School. Olson comes to District 6 from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where she worked as the assistant principal for seven years. Olson is a long-time northern Colorado resident.  She is completing her doctoral studies at the University of Northern Colorado with a focus on curriculum, innovation and education reform.  Prior, she earned her Education Specialist degree and principal license from the University of Colorado Denver, her master’s degree in education with a teaching license in secondary science from Colorado State University, and her bachelor’s degree in science from CU Denver with a major in biology and minor in chemistry.


Nicole Petersen has been named principal of Brentwood Middle School. Peterson has worked for four years as the assistant principal at Greeley Central High School. Prior, she worked for seven years as both a middle school and high school language arts teacher at University Schools. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado in secondary language arts and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from UNC.


Jennifer Sheldon will be assuming leadership at Monfort Elementary School. Sheldon worked for two years as the assistant principal at Maplewood Elementary School in Greeley. Before coming to Greeley, Sheldon worked as a professional development coordinator, instructional coach and elementary school teacher in Fort Collins. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado and her master’s degree from Colorado State University.


Dr. Christine Aguilar will take over as principal of Shawsheen Elementary School. Aguilar most recently worked as an adjunct instructor at Colorado State University’s School of Education while completing her doctorate degree in education and human resources. Aguilar also has a masters degree  in educational leadership from the University of Wyoming. She completed her undergraduate degree at UNC. She has experience as both an elementary and middle school teacher, and had administered several grant programs for different organizations.

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