Finalists are selected based on their excellence in education and advocacy within their school communities. Mr. Simonds was chosen as a finalist for the Charter School Educator of the Year category because of his out-of-the-box and engaging teaching style and his creation and implementation of the gifted & talented programming at CEC Inverness and Parker.
The winners will be announced at 5 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Colorado Charter Schools Annual Conference in Westminster.
The Colorado League of Charter Schools is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to supporting the charter schools in the state. The League is committed to helping these schools reach higher levels of student performance and overall success by providing information and resources, including technical support, advocacy, public relations assistance, and much more.