Phone: 970-925-3760 ext. 2360


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Shawn Ríos

Besides having fun with students each day, what Shawn loves most about teaching is helping students grow and develop their potential. She has been in education for over 20 years and has taught grades Pre-K through 8th. Shawn is a lifelong learner and professional student. She likes yoga, culture, the arts, the outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. Shawn has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for 30 years and enjoys the many benefits the mountain community has to offer.

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, University of Northern Colorado
Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, University of Northern Colorado
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, ESL, University of Colorado
B.A. in Spanish, Bilingual/Bicultural Education minor, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Colorado Elementary Education Licensure (K-6)
Colorado Spanish Licensure (K-12)
Colorado Linguistic Diversity Licensure (K-12)
Colorado School Principal Licensure (K-12)
Favorite Quotes:
Do you know what a foreign accent is? It's a sign of bravery. - Amy Chua
To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world. - Chinese Proverb
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. - Sydney J. Harris