Stephanie Asante is a Ghanaian-American. With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Social Work, Stephanie has devoted much of her social work career to improving and enhancing social services for the most vulnerable population of our society, children and young adults. She has worked with organizations, communities, and districts on developing, implementing, and monitoring social and educational services on a city and state level. Stephanie have spent most of her life in New York City and moved to Denver, Colorado to start a family. Stephanie enjoys spending quality time with her family and event planning.
Soy Chung is a Special Education teacher at Wheeling Elementary school. She was born and raised in South Korea and immigrated to pursue her passion for languages at University of Colorado at Boulder. She completed a master’s degree in Linguistics focusing on TESOL(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). She believes in power of building a strong relationship with students. She enjoys swing dancing, marathon, hiking and golfing. As an educator, Soy has been teaching students with needs since 2018. Soy also teaches Korean language to local communities and loves cooking food.
Kayla Swanson is currently a School Psychologist at Wheeling Elementary. She enjoys the challenge of developing new and creative activities that equip students with the tools to succeed at school and in life. Kayla is a constant learner. In her spare time, she earned a post-graduate certification in school neuropsychology, which has helped her understand how to help the students she serves. She was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and obtained her graduate degree in psychology from Texas State University-San Marcos. Outside of work, Kayla enjoys travel, reading and spending time with her friends and family.
Aevin Perabo is a Special Education teacher at Wheeling Elementary. He completed a master’s degree at Regis University with honors from Denver, Colorado. Originally from El Paso, Texas he came to Denver to study and decided to call Colorado home. In his spare time he enjoys biking, hiking, and walking. He chose to work at Wheeling because of the diversity of students and staff, which demonstrates the school district’s commitment to hiring quality staff regardless of ethnicity.
Domonic S Martinez was born and raised in Denver Colorado. He attended and graduated from Western State in Gunnison CO earning a degree in Business Administration. Mr. Martinez played college basketball as well as professionally in Mexico. Mr. Martinez was inducted to his college’s athletic hall of fame in 2018. He founded and runs a nonprofit “Building Futures” DBA “T2basketball” making club sports affordable to those in need, providing tutoring services and out of the box experience to inner city youth and kids of color. Mr. Martinez’ world revolves around his two sons, Matthew and Dominic both in 7th and 8th grade. He loves to travel especially in and around Mexico. Mr. Martinez a hardcore inner city kid from Denver, is an outward bound alumni where his love for the outdoors was born in 1992 with a 4 week stay in the Collegiate Peak Wilderness area.