Colorado Teacher Awards

  • Pueblo County Chapter

    Colorado Teacher Awards logo Colorado Teacher Awards annually recognizes the teaching profession by honoring the Distinguished Teachers in a school system that has a Teachers Awards Chapter.

    Pueblo County's Colorado Teacher Awards Chapter have recognized District 60 teachers with these prestigious awards since 1985. Each year, three outstanding D60 teachers are selected from a pool of nominees made by parents, teachers, staff, or students.

    The Colorado Teachers Awards, founded by Charles W. Lerch in 1956, recognizes excellence in teaching as a tribute to all teachers and provides a means by which the business community and general public can honor outstanding teachers.

  • Awards Committee 

    Co-Chairpersons
    WM. David Lytle — Attorney-at-Law
    Leslie Shepard — SunWest Credit Union

    Committee members

    Charlotte Macaluso — Superintendent
    Pueblo City Schools

    Dalton Sprouse — Communications Director
    Pueblo City Schools

    Ed Smith — Superintendent
    Pueblo County Schools District 70

    Pam Smith — Administrative Assistant
    Pueblo County School District 70

    Julie Rodriguez — Manager External Affairs
    Black Hills Energy

    Dr. Margaret Wright — Community Member

    Jenny Piazza — Associate Professor of Education
    Colorado State University-Pueblo

    Fran Thiebaut-Romero
    Pueblo Chieftain

    Erin White — Marketing and Communications
    Pueblo Community College

    Ashley Valdez — Area Manager, Community and Government Affairs
    Xcel Energy

  • Contact


    229 Colorado Avenue

    Pueblo, CO 81004

    (719) 545-7325

  • Nominations
  • Past Winners
  • Classified Staff Appreciation Awards