Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Amy Jewett Sampson
OWENS APPOINTS SEVEN NEW MEMBERS TO THE TEACHER DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL
DENVER Ė Governor Bill Owens recently appointed seven new members to the Teacher Development Advisory Council: Patricia Lorraine Martinez of Walsenburg, Libby Hiza of Ordway, Judy Weaver of Pueblo, Elliot Asp of Highlands Ranch, Kelly C. Card of Littleton, Cynthia A. Haws of Denver and Francis E. Salazar of Pueblo.
Patricia Martinez is a teacher in the Huerfano School District RE-1. She taught special services in reading and English at Trinidad State Junior College from 1979 to 1981 and was a bilingual and multicultural program teacher from 1977 to 1978. Martinez serves on the accountability committee, the math curriculum development committee and the social studies development committee in the district. She received her masterís degree from Adams State College.
Libby Hiza is a principal for the Crowley County R1J School District. She is a 4-H leader and received her masterís degree from the University of Northern Colorado.
Judy Weaver works for the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. She serves as vice president for the District 60 Board of Education and received her masterís degree from Southern Colorado State College in Pueblo.
Elliot Asp serves as the assistant superintendent for research and assessment for Douglas County Schools. He served as director of assessment for Douglas County Schools from 1996 to 1999. Asp received his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.
Kelly Card teaches at the third grade level in the Littleton Public Schools. She taught kindergarten and first grade for Jefferson County Public Schools from 1995 to 1999. Card is a member of the Franklin Accountability Committee for the district and received her masterís degree from Regis University.
Cynthia Haws is the principal at Normandy Elementary School in Jefferson County. She was the principal at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School in Littleton from 1980 to 1986. Haws received her doctorate from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Francis Salazar is an elementary school principal for District 60 in Pueblo. She was previously a member of the North Central Evaluation Team and the School Climate Audits. Salazar received her bachelorís degree from New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Teacher Development Advisory Council is comprised of seven members who serve four-year terms and require Senate confirmation. The council makes recommendations to the State Board of Education regarding the selection of grant recipients and the amount of each grant. The grants provide money for schools to use in providing a teacher development schedule.
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