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Christy Goodman (Art K-4) graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL in 1998 with a degree in Fine Arts. After 5 years teaching in private schools in St. Louis, Christy moved to Colorado to complete a Master's Degree in Education from Regis University in 2008. The 2018-2019 school year will be Christy's 13th year at Lincoln Academy. In her free time, Christy enjoys painting, drawing, illustration & baking fancy treats.Lizzy Horn (Art 5-6 and Music K-1) is an alumna of Lincoln Academy who graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in May of 2014. She student taught in a small city school in the Kentucky Appalachian Mountains, and was lucky enough to teach art to kids from 1st to 12th grade. Lizzy now lives in Colorado and spent her first year out of school substitute teaching for all ages and subjects around Jeffco. The 2018-2019 school year will be her fourth year teaching art and music. Lizzy is also a retired college swimmer, a swim coach, an avid reader, and enjoys any kind of new art techniques she can get her hands on.
Chris Martin (Physical Education K-8) is extremely excited to begin his 4th year as physical education teacher at Lincoln Academy Charter School. Mr. Martin received his bachelor’s degree and teacher licensure from Metropolitan State University of Denver. His degree is in K-12 physical education. Mr. Martin is also the athletic director at Lincoln Academy. Mr. Martin resides with his family in Erie. He has two daughters, Alexandria, 11, and Taylor, who is 9.Kim McKinney (Library) is happy to be returning for her 15th year in the library. She was a parent at Lincoln for 12 years. Previously in Jefferson County she taught Elementary School, Reading and was a substitute. Kim is the mother to two boys, both at CSU. She is also the "mother" to Blue the dog and Dewey and Penelope the cats. Kim is married to Jeff. In her free time she enjoys reading, walking, the mountains and hanging out with her family.Debbie McNutt (Elementary Technology) received her bachelor’s degree in Business Computer Systems from New Mexico State University in 1987 and worked for IBM Corporation for 11 years. She received her Masters in Secondary Education at the University of Denver in 1997. Mrs. McNutt came to Lincoln with 4 years of experience teaching high school in the Thornton area teaching digital media and math. The 2018-19 school year will be Mrs. McNutt’s ninth year at Lincoln Academy and she is excited to continue her focus on elementary keyboarding and technology skills. Mrs. McNutt loves to spend her free time with her husband and three children, as well as running, photography, scrapbooking, and watching movies.Henry Prescott III (K-8 Physical Education) is excited for his 2nd year at Lincoln Academy! Mr. Prescott earned his Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Colorado (2009) and continued his education earning a Bacholors of Science in Human Performance and Sport from Metropolitan State University of Denver (2016). Mr. Prescott loves being physically active and enjoys a multitude of sports including golf, tennis, basketball, ping pong and volleyball. He also is an avid bike rider and in 2015 he cycled 3,400 miles across the United States, raising money and awareness for Parkinson's disease. In addition to enjoying sports and recreation, Mr. Prescott is also an avid traveller having visited ten countries and understands travel is an essential learning experience.Karen Ullman (Music 2-5) is beginning her 16th year of teaching here at Lincoln Academy. Mrs. Ullman studied music at the University of Northern Colorado and earned her teaching certificate at Metropolitan State College in Denver. In addition, she has taught piano privately for 24 years. Mrs. Ullman has had a lifelong love of music, particularly jazz and improvisation. In addition to playing piano, she sings, plays flute, clarinet, guitar, and is currently studying violin. She is married and has three boys who are all grown. On the rare occasion that she has spare time, she enjoys hanging out with the family, watching baseball, doing needlework, gardening and skiing.Specials EAJeanne Murchison (Art, Music, PE, Technology)