Aspen High School Post-Secondary Counseling Team

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Charlie Laube

Charlie Laube is a native of Akron, OH. He attended high school in Bath, OH, then The College of Wooster, where he studied History and was a member of the varsity lacrosse team. After graduating from college, and a two-year stint with the National Park Service, Charlie earned his Master's Degree from the University of Akron. The educational foundation he developed allowed him to spend the next 12 years working in college admissions with The College of Wooster in Wooster, OH, as well as Paul Smith's College, outside of Lake Placid, NY. Prior to AHS, Charlie served in the College Counseling office at Mullen High School in Denver, CO.

Starting with the Class of 2022, students with last names beginning L-Z will work with Charlie.

claube@aspenk12.net | 970-925-3760 x 1162

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Karen Hawkes

Karen Hawkes is originally from Massachusetts. She graduated from Milton Academy and received a BA in International Affairs and Russian from Colgate University; a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University; and an MBA from NYU Leonard Stern School of Business. Karen worked in corporate communications in New York City and lived in Aspen in 1993-1994, working in film production at American Adventure Productions. For the last 20 years, Karen has been living in the San Francisco Bay area where she co-founded 3 tech companies which innovated underwater vehicles for exploration and adventure. Karen received her Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA and in 2015, she founded College Concierge Pro, where she worked as an Independent Education Consultant to reduce stress related to the college process and find the best fit colleges for students. When Karen isn’t working, she’s traveling, visiting her own children at college, or outdoors hiking, biking, skiing or paddleboarding.

Starting with the Class of 2022, students with last names beginning A-K will work with Karen.

khawkes@aspenk12.net | 970-925-3760 x 1173

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Susanne Morrison

Susanne Morrison joined the Post-Secondary Counseling team in the fall of 2017. Susanne has lived in Aspen since 1989, working in the nonprofit sector - primarily at the Aspen Community Foundation and the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. Susanne graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989 with a BA in Political Science. She manages the college counseling office and is responsible for office communication, scheduling, and local scholarships. Susanne handles all AHS college applications and subsequent reporting.

smorrison@aspenk12.net | 970-925-3760 x 1174