Academic Support Staff

  • Esther Acevedo, Academic Services Secretary

    Phone: 719-538-1330 / email:



    Allyson Fox, Instructional Coordinator

    Phone: 719-579-3245 / email:

    Allyson Fox has been an educator in Harrison District 2 since August of 1994. She spent 21 years teaching at Stratmoor Hills Elementary and is now in her second year as a math instructional coordinator. In addition, she is also a certified Eureka math trainer. In this role, she travels around the United States providing PD to assist teachers in the process of implementing the Eureka curriculum as they embark on their journey as well as providing PD that continues that growth after implementation. Allyson has been happily married for 23 years and has an 18-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son. As a family they enjoy camping, spending time on their boat and watching many sporting activities.


    Cathy King, Instructional Coordinator

    Phone: 719-579-1379 / email:

    Cathy earned a B.S in Forest Management from the University of Maine. After working as a forester for an environmental consulting firm for 5 years, Cathy transitioned into the world of education, teaching science in Maine and math in Colorado. She started working in HSD2 in 1998, working in our alternative middle/high school, Pre-GED and GED program, 21st Century Program, before teaching 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th-grade math at Carmel and Fox Meadow Middle Schools. She was awarded the Colorado Department of Education GED Teacher of the year in 2008. Cathy enjoys the beautiful Colorado mountains with her husband and three children and can be found quite often kayaking at Rampart Reservoir.


    Candice Oliver-Robinson, Instructional Coordinator

    Phone: 719-579-3244 /

    Candice Robinson began her teaching career with HSD2 in 2005 after graduating from Eastern Michigan University in 2004 with the focus on elementary education but with a major of study in language arts. After moving from Michigan to Colorado, Candice began teaching at Panorama Middle School, 6th and 7th grade ELA. In 2012, Candice ventured over to Fox Meadow Middle School to teach both 6th and 7th-grade language arts.  She also taught reading intervention. In 2016, Candice accepted a position with School Leadership as an instructional coordinator. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughters whether that be hiking in the mountains or relaxing at home.


    Julissa Vega, Instructional Coordinator

    Phone: 719-579-3253 / email:

    Julissa was born on July 1st, 1974 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She is the oldest of three children. She attended the University of Puerto Rico and earned a degree in Biology with a minor in Science Education, and finished her graduate degree with a major in Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction. Julissa began her teaching career in Puerto Rico. In 2002 she was named by The Puerto Rico Department of Education as one of the best in her profession based on her leadership and innovation in delivering instruction and later was awarded Teacher of the Year. Here in HSD2, Julissa is ensuring that science instruction is based on defined standards and best practices that support student achievement. In her second career as a park ranger, Julissa also makes a difference by bringing her unique experience, background, and perspective to National Park Service. She enjoys hiking, cooking, photographing, visiting with her family and traveling. She is a dog mom of three beautiful fur kiddos.