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Collette Newell

Faculty Information
Title(s) Director of Outdoor Education
Contact Information
School Phone
970-925-1909   x432
Degree(s) B.S. & B.A., Biology & Spanish, St. Michael's College 2003
M.A. & Colorado teaching license, Educational Psychology, University of Colorado 2009
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Collette moved to the valley in 2003 to work for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies as a naturalist.  She spent two of her three years with ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch as an educator in area schools. She began her career at ACDS as an assistant in Fifth Grade, later moving on to teach Spanish, science, and various electives. A certified Wilderness First Responder, Collette is an avid outdoorswoman participating in backcountry skiing, cycling, yoga, and extensive adventure travel. After many years in the academic program at ACDS, she was appointed Director of Outdoor Education in 2016. 

Aspen Country Day School
85 Country Day Way Aspen, Colorado 81611
Phone: 970.925.1909
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