PTEC Staff

LeErica Warren


Mrs. Warren realized her destiny was to be a middle school science teacher. She was for...

Janessa Beatty

Assistant Principal

Miss Beatty was born and raised in the beautiful mountainous city of Colorado Springs. ...

Chad Baker

Dean of Students

Chad Baker is the Dean of Students at PTEC and native to Colorado Springs where he stil...

Donna Greene

Career Development

Mrs. Greene has worked at James Irwin since 2005. She started in the front office of th...

Alex Rice

Administrative Assistant to the Principal

Miss Rice is a rare true native and born in Colorado Springs. She has worked for James ...

Olga Longoria

Administrative Assistant to Career Development

Mrs. Longoria was born in Mexico and raised in Texas.  She married her husband in ...

Lisa Rice


Mrs. Rice has been with PTEC since 2018 as the Office receptionist. She has been marrie...

Megan Chamillard

7th Grade Mathematics Teacher

Olivia Christian


Mrs. Christian became a part of the PTEC staff family in September of 2021 after being ...

Cassandra Dandrea

Lead Mathematics Teacher

Mrs. Dandrea was born and raised in Colorado Springs.  She has her Bachelor’...

Ryan Davis

CTE Intro to Const/Woods

Mr. Davis was born in Colorado Springs and has lived here for 44 years. He graduated fr...

Kelly Dias

Testing Coordinator/Academic Interventionist

Mrs. Dias has been teaching for James Irwin Charter schools since 2011 and has taught a...

Chuck Duray


Mr. Duray has served in various educator roles since 2012.  He earned his Bachelor...

Tracy Eller

Environmental Sciences Teacher

Brandon Espinoza

CTE-Engineering Lead

Prior to his teaching and administrative career at Power Technical, Mr. Espinoza worked...

Yoko Espinoza

CTE - CAD/Japanese Teacher

Mrs. Espinoza began her teaching career in Tokyo, Japan at an English language learning...

Jamie Grenier


Todd Hall

Pre-Algebra Mathematics Teacher

Scott Heim

CTE - Woodshop

Angelo Jaramillo

CTE - Construction/Dean's Assistant

Mr. Jaramillo was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO. He spent his childhood just ...

Ryan Kollasch

Lead History Teacher/Character/Instructional Coach

Ryan William Kollasch is a high school educator in his ninth year of teaching. Born and...

Taylor Larson

Lead Science Teacher

Mrs. Larson is an Illinois native who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology ...

Mary Lett

Mathematics Teacher

Ryland Negrete

History Teacher

Janiece Primrose

History Teacher

Jared Rice

English Teacher

Drew Robertson

English Teacher

Nicole Rodriguez

Science Teacher

Melea Roman

Mathematics Teacher

Jeremy Samora


Mr. Samora has been a middle/high school teacher since 2019. He received his Master&rsq...

Patricia Samora

English Teacher

Mrs. Samora was born in New Jersey and grew up in upstate New York. After graduation, s...

Courtnie Schobert

Science Teacher

Ms. Schobert is a Colorado Springs native and graduated from UCCS with a Bachelors of I...

Jim Williamson

CTE/Welding Teacher

Thomas Wilson

CTE - 7th Grade Industrial Arts

Mr. Wilson moved to Colorado Springs in 1978 where he attended Irving Junior High and M...