Nadine Ritchotte

Head of School

BA Psychology; M.Ed Educational Leadership; Relay Graduate School, UVA PLE


Nadine educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of New Hampshire, her Colorado teaching certificate from Metro State University and a Master's of Education Leadership from the University of Phoenix. She has also participated in principal development programs at both the Relay Graduate School of Education and the University of Virginia Partnership for Leaders in Education.


Nadine is in her fifteenth year of educational leadership. She comes from Aurora Public Schools where she was privileged to be the principal at two different buildings. Prior to becoming a school principal, Nadine's leadership experience included literacy coach, dean of students and assistant principal positions in Denver Public Schools. Nadine was an elementary and middle school language arts and social sciences teacher in Denver for ten years before moving into school leadership.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Nadine is married to Troy and has two wonderful adopted daughters, Alahnie and Ayhlena.
  • She loves to attend music festivals and camp
  • Nadine taught skiing for ten years and loves to ski with her kids (who are now better than her)!