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Tara Gross

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Short Personal Description: 

I have been working at Rocky since 2007.  I started off as a paraprofessional in the ILS department, and am currently teaching within Integrated services specializing in Emotional Disabilites.  I have lived in Fort Collins since 2002 and enjoy all the outdoor activites the area has to offer.  I enjoy running, hiking, biking, skiing and climbing. 

Educational and Professional Background: 

- Masters in Special Education Generalist from the University of Northern Colorado 2011

- Major in Dieteics with minor in coaching from University of Norther Colorado 2006

- High School Diploma from Lewis Palmer High School 2002

Courses currently teaching at Rocky and previous courses taught at Rocky: 

Currently:  Read 180

Previous:  Individualized stuides, social skills

What does the Lobo Way mean to me?: 

The Lobo Way means working together to meet all students needs and collaborating with others to make Rocky a strong community.

Interest & Hobbies: 

- Coaching Cross Country at Rocky



- Skiing


- Reading a good book

- Going to plays around the community

Favorite Quote: 

"Ask yourself: 'Can I give more?'. The answer is usually: 'Yes'."

-Paul Tergat, Kenyan professional marathoner

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