Dan Morris [Executive Director, Marketing, Outreach, & Coordination]
Dan Morris has over 40 years of experience in public education in Colorado. He is also currently the Executive Director of eNetLearning a project supported by the Colorado BOCES Association Foundation. eNetLearning is a statewide network of over 100 small rural districts and 19 BOCES in Colorado which is collecting, housing, and delivering staff development programs, resources, and tools that support student learning and the development of 21st century, technology-rich classrooms.
Dan and the eNetLearning team has provided training programs for BOCES and school districts across the state. They have also provided virtual training and workshops for the Donnell Kay Foundation, the Colorado BOCES Association e-Rate Training, CDE Exceptional Child Services, and the Colorado Educator Preparation and Licensure Workshop sponsored by University of Denver and Colorado Rural Caucus.
Dan most recently served for two years as the director of Educational Technology and Innovation for the Colorado Department of Education (CDE).
Dan has been a high school math teacher in Cherry Creek and Jefferson County, assistant principal in Jefferson County, district technology director in the Academy 20 Schools, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver and University of Colorado Denver. He has created and delivered online classes and has been an online facilitator, trainer, and staff developer for a number of educational organizations and foundations.
Dr. Teresa Yohon [CFO, Director of Content & Professional Development]
Teresa Yohon works with eNetLearning and owns her own consulting firm, Education and Training Connections. Dr. Yohon is a former teacher educator (Colorado State University), Program Manager (for Colorado Business and Marketing Programs), and Information Specialist (at Colorado Department of Education). While at Colorado State, she received two federal grants (total award amount = $1.7 million) and developed and implemented an on-site training program for teacher educators on technology integration into the classroom and an online program including a competency-based portfolio system for credentialing of Colorado career and technical education teachers. As the Information Specialist for CDE’s Race to the Top office, she developed the CDE Assessment Resource Bank and worked with other Race to the Top states to develop a common mega-tagging system for online resources.
Bridget Kreutzer [Director of Technology Services]
Bridget Kreutzer worked as the Technology Services Director for Colorado Online Learning from 2002 - 2015. In her time with the organization, she was integral in managing the learning management system (LMS), providing technical support, and development/maintenance of the program’s website. Her work with the LMS has focused on term preparation, course setup and management, registration processes, and course maintenance and quality control. Bridget is highly respected by the teaching team for her depth of knowledge working on a variety of platforms and within a number of educational technologies. She has led several extensive platform transitions – migrating courses from Jones Knowledge to eCollege, then to Desire2Learn/Brightspace, Schoology, and more. In doing so, she trained and managed transition teams in the use of SCORM and Respondus for pulling content from one platform to another as well as coached teams on extensive manual processes for completing migration tasks. Bridget has managed and supported the development of professional development tools related to learning management systems and other necessary technology for both teachers and site coordinators. In her current position with CDLS, Bridget administers the Learning Management System, Student Information System, the CDLS website, provides training and tech support for teachers, site coordinators, and students, and also manages the registration process.
Pat Chapin [Site Coordinator and District Outreach]
Pat Chapin just recently retired from Mesa County School District 51 in Grand Junction Colorado, having served 37 years as a teacher and administrator. He began his teaching career as a Horticulture instructor at the Career Center. After earning his MA in Special Education, he worked 15 years at Grand Junction High School teaching in the Work Experience and Study Program. He was then asked to start an alternative 8th-12th grade program called Valley School East in Palisade, Colorado, working there for three years. After earning his Ed.S in Educational Leadership, he served as an assistant administrator at a middle school and an alternative education school, and then as a principal at Gateway School K-12 and Career Center, using his CTE Director and Principal license. Pat recognized the importance of using technology to improve education for a certain segment of the population, which led him to start one of the first online schools in Colorado--Grand River Academy. Pat ran the Academy for 5 years until he retired and moved to the Front Range. He currently has a consultant business called Chapin Educational Consults.
Ashley Dalton [Registration Specialist / Administrative Assistant]
Ashley Dalton has over a decade invested in working within schools to support and enrich the education of children. Having worked with every age group of children, K-12, she understands each facet of the elementary through secondary process. Ashley has also worked for BOCES in the San Luis Valley, giving her unique insight into the specialized education process. As a former secondary school secretary she understands and works to help parents navigate the education system and enjoys working with the public. Having been employed by four different school districts has helped Ashley develop a rapport with teachers, secretaries, students and support staff. As a new member of the CDLS team, she looks forward to learning & growing, knowing that education keeps you young!