School Leadership

Dr. Kristen King

Principal, K-8

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Kristen King was born and raised in the great state of Texas but has made Colorado her home for the past 23 years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in English and Secondary Education from Sam Houston State University and a Master’s degree in Administrative Education and Policy from the University of Colorado Denver. She is currently taking a sabbatical from her Ph.D. program in Executive Leadership but hopes to earn Dr. King in the next three years. She has been in the classroom for 14 years and then transitioned to an Instructional Coach, Student Achievement Specialist, and Administrator for the past 7 years. One of her passions is to travel. One of her proudest, and most spiritual experiences have been reaching the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. Kristen has excitedly embarked on her second school year, 2021-2022, at Third Future Schools at Academy of Advanced Learning and is honored to be of service to our students, staff, and community as Principal.

Debbie Garcia

Assistant Principal, main campus, K-4

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My name is Debbie Garcia, and I am one of the new Assistant Principals at AAL. I am new to the Denver area.  I grew up in the Chicago area and moved to Indiana in 2006. I was a Principal of SUPER School in Indianapolis. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Business and also a Master’s Degree in Education. I went back in 2015 to receive my Administrative Certificate. I began my career as a teacher both in Chicago and Indiana . I enjoy exercising, cooking, reading, watching movies, and spending time with my family.

Amy Parrot

Assistant Principal, East Campus, 5-6

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Bio coming soon.

Gerald Montour

Assistant principal, west campus, 7-8

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Greetings, I am originally from Fort Defiance Arizona, I am Dine’(Navajo) and Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) from Saint Regis Canada and have made Colorado my home for the past 50 years. I have a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado in education and a master’s degree in administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix. I have 25+ years of classroom experience and 7 years in administration. I have also served in the educational arena as an instructional coach, Gifted and Talented Sal and liaison. My goal in life is to be an inspiration for our youth and help guide them to a betterment in their lives and educational career.