Faculty Spotlight: Colleen Hope

Meet Colleen Hope

Degrees and Experience
  • M.A., Educable Mental Retardation (University of Northern Colorado)
  • B.A., Music Education (University of Colorado)
  • Orff Level I Certification (University of Northern Colorado)
Biography and Professional Achievements

Colleen Hope was an elementary school music educator in Jefferson County Public Schools for 32 years. During this time she hosted numerous student teachers from CCU, UNC, CU, and Metro. She was also a Mentor Teacher working with first year music educators in Jefferson County. She has been a Worship Leader, Children’s Choir Director, and Adult Choir Director within her church. She has served on the Board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of American Orff Schulwerk and continues to serve on their Scholarship Committee which raises funds to further the education of young music educators in the Orff Schulwerk. This past year she volunteered at her previous school teaching Kindergarten music.