BS, elementary education, Northeastern State University; MEd, school administration, Northeastern State University
Executive Director Darla Gardner began her career in education over 20 years ago as an elementary school teacher in Oklahoma. Over the years, she has taught various grade levels. She was the assistant principal at Oklahoma Connections Academy and first School Leader at Arkansas Connections Academy. She is thrilled to now be a part of Colorado Connections Academy.
"Education is the key to our students’ success, and Colorado Connections Academy's virtual learning environment offers them personalized learning and flexibility so they can achieve that success."
— Ms. Gardner
Her vision for Colorado Connections Academy is to work with families in a supportive, nurturing environment as a team to help them have a rewarding academic experience.