At STEM School Highlands Ranch we put innovation at the center of learning to unleash the potential of all students and prepare them for an exponentially changing world.
Nicole Tellez joined STEM during the 2021-22 School Year as the ELD Teacher for grades K-12. Her role of the English Language Development (ELD) Teacher serves as a specialist for students who are learning the English Language. She supports students by providing direct English Language Development instruction in the classroom, small groups, and/or individual student settings.
She earned her BA in Liberal Studies with a focus on education from San Diego State (San Diego, Calif.) University in 1992. She earned herM.Ed in Cross-Cultural Education from National University (San Diego, CA) in 2001.
She lived abroad in Mexico City, Mexico, for 12 years, and therefore, has an empathetic understanding of the experience of learning a foreign language, as well as living in a foreign country. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, hiking, cooking and traveling with her family.
Favorite Starbucks Drink or Snack: Grande Latte with nonfat milk (ot)
Favorite Snacks: pretzels, popcorn, skittles
Favorite Places to Eat: sushi, Chinese, all Asian
Favorite Drinks: cherry coke zero
Favorite Place to Shop: Sephora
Hobbies: hiking, cooking
Favorite Colors: pink