Javier Medina-Fernandez

By Carrie Rose / March 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Javier Medina-Fernandez

Javier is from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication and is certified as an International Speaker by the Association of Hispanic Speakers. He is a Facilitator, Coach, Master Coach and Instructor in Neurolinguistic Programming by the International Association of Coaching with NLP. Javier is also a certified Soccer Coach…

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Margaret Lambie

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Margaret Lambie

Margaret teaches music courses ranging from World Music Exploration to Performance Practices. She has a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Hastings College and a Master and Doctorate in Flute Performance from the University of Kansas. In class, Margaret is passionate about engaging performance, but she also works to find any avenue students to…

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James Gray

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on James Gray

James teaches U.S. History, World History, and Government. He is originally from Klamath Falls, Oregon. During his childhood, he moved all over the country with his mother as she sought various professional opportunities in the education field. When James was in third grade he moved to Wisdom, Montana where he lived there for three years.…

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Amanda Gray

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Amanda Gray

Amanda teaches Spanish I, II, and III and is a facilitator for students with online language classes. She grew up in South Carolina where she attended Converse College. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Education and Spanish. After graduating, Amanda taught middle school mathematics in a South Carolina public school for nine years. She moved…

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Leslie Fowler

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Leslie Fowler

Leslie was born in California. She went to High School in Colorado and then moved to Alaska before migrating down to beautiful Eureka, Montana where she has lived since 1980. Leslie has worked at Chrysalis for a total of 15 years. During that time she has worn many hats, but her favorite role so far…

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Sam McCurry

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Sam McCurry

Sam spent her first years in Libby, Montana. Though she moved out to South Dakota at the age of 6, her family continued to spend summers in Montana helping her grandparents.  In South Dakota, she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Conservation Biology and a Master’s in Education, before returning to Montana to teach science. Since then, she has…

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Thomas Bartley

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Thomas Bartley

Thomas is originally from Kalispell, Montana, with extended family in the surrounding areas of Great Falls, Helena, and Missoula. At the age of five, he moved to Florida, and continued to come back and visit Montana throughout his childhood. He always had a passion for math and graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics…

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Darla Kaarre

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Darla Kaarre

English Teacher and Assistant Academic Director Darla was born and raised in northwest Montana. She’s had “Eureka moments” ever since calling Eureka home. She graduated college in Montana (with one year of her study completed in Maine) and went on to graduate school at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Darla holds BS and MA…

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Krysten Fitzsimmons

By kNnrAQ9osk / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Krysten Fitzsimmons

Krysten is the Academic Director for Chrysalis, and prior to this role she was the Special Education Coordinator and English Teacher.. Through her time at Chrysalis she has taught English 9, 10, 11, 12, Standards Based English, American Lit, British Lit, World Literature and more. Krysten grew up in Oregon and attended college in Montana.…

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