Dean of Academics
Laura Schmitz is the Dean of Academics at Colorado Early Colleges Aurora overseeing English, Humanities, and ELD. She is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia with her Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary English Education. Ms. Schmitz moved to Colorado in 2012 and started her career in education at Aurora Public Schools teaching middle school Language Arts. She started working as a high school English Teacher at CECA when we opened in 2017. Ms. Schmitz has also been an Instructional Coach, Assessment Coordinator, MTSS Coordinator, and NHS Adviser for our campus. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, and traveling.