Kalyn Fong is from Littleton, CO. She studied Creative Writing, Education, and Communications at the University of Denver. She has worked at Wheeling for three years. In her spare time she likes to read poetry, paint, and go hiking.
Jesus Ortiz Moreno is from Cuidad Juarez, Chihuahua. He went to East High School and graduated in 2009. After High School moved to New Mexico to go to attend the University of New Mexico. There he Studied Early Childhood Education. He came back to Denver and started working with kids in a before and after school program. After that he worked at Lyn Knoll Elementary School as a Community Liaison. After spending a great year there, he moved to Wheeling Elementary. He became a soccer coach for the Colorado Rapids where he coached U9-U11. Some of his favorite things to do during his free time are: cheering for the Colorado Rockies. writing poetry and spray painting.
Angelica Chacon Valdez was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado. She attended the University of Northern Colorado and finished her pre-nursing courses and is planning on applying to nursing school to earn her BSN. After UNC, she attended the Community College of Aurora and earned certificate for a certified nursing assistant. She worked a year as a CNA until she began working at Wheeling Elementary as a para. Angelica has always loved kids and especially loves working in a school! Outside of work, Angelica loves to spend time with her family and binge watch Netflix.
Qutishia Riley was born January 6th 1992 in Denver Colorado. She attended Hinkley High School, Home of the Thunderbirds, for her freshman and sophomore year. She continued her junior and senior year at Gateway High School, Home of the Olympians. She went to CSU-Pueblo for her first year of collrge but she returned home to help her family. Ms. Que then became the head trainer for Directv, and she moved to Atlanta GA when she was 21 years old to follow her dreams and find her calling. She returned to her home state of Colorado when she was 22 years old and and began working with children, where she figured out what she wanted to do in life, which was help kids become who they want to be, and also help kids reach their full potential in school. That dream brought Ms. Que to Wheeling Elementary School, Home of the Explorers, where she has been able to help kids for almost four years.