CCU Spotlights

Catherine Brondos

Catherine Brondos

Associate Professor of Education
School of Education

Degrees and Experience:
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Education (University of Denver)
  • M.A. Botany, emphasis in Plant Ecology (University of Kansas)
  • B.S. Education, emphasis in Biology (Concordia University)
  • ¬†Colorado Professional Principal License; Colorado Professional Teacher License in Secondary Biology; Elementary Education; K-12 Educationally Handicapped
  • Trainer of Trainers in Tutorology, AVID
  • Principal, Ponderosa High School, Douglas County School District, Colorado
  • Assistant Principal, Smoky Hill High School, Cherry Creek School District, Colorado
  • Dean of Students, Smoky Hill High School, Cherry Creek School District, Colorado
  • Biology/Science Teacher; Special Education Teacher: Smoky Hill High School, Colorado; Bartlesville Alternative High School, Oklahoma; Lawrence High School Extension Program, Kansas.


Phone: 303-963-3452

Professional Accomplishments:

Professional Presentations:

  • Colorado Association of School Executives Conference: "Accelerated Teaching and Learning", 2005
  • Colorado AVID Awareness Conference: Administrator Strand "Growing an AVID Program", 2004
  • Colorado AVID Awareness Conference: Administrator Strand "Equity, Access and Excellence", 2002
  • National Conference of North Central Association: "Impact of Technology on Smoky Hill High School", 2001
  • Colorado Association of School Executives: "Gifted and Talented Students: At-Risk in Your School?", 2001
  • Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Inc. and AEGUS: "Addressing the Nonacademic Needs of the GT Underachiever", 2001
  • National Association of Gifted and Talented: "Addressing Affective Needs of Gifted and Talented Underachievers", 2001

Grants and Awards:

  • Joseph B. Whitehead Educator of Distinction Award, Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, 2006
  • Administrator Group Incentive Award, Douglas County School District, 2006
  • Douglas County School District Title V Grant to implement freshman achievement program, 2004
  • Administrator Exemplary Performance Award, Cherry Creek School District, 2000 and 2001
  • Colorado Department of Education Special Projects Grant, "Putting the Wheel in Motion" - GT Seminar for Underachieving Gifted High School Students, 1999 and 2000

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