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Susan joined Free Horizon in August 2015 as the Marketing and Communications Specialist. She shifted career paths, and joined the Lower Elementary team in 2016. She is excited to be in a classroom, and excited to bring some exciting after school programs to FHM. She graduated from the University of Denver with a B.A. in Communications and Music.
Susan began her career at 9News as an on-air graphics operator, on-air switcher and tape operator. As operations positions were replaced by automated computers, Susan moved to the brand new webteam and became the first web producer and journalist for 9News.com. She was part of the groundbreaking team that grew the website into Colorado's first and best source for online news.
After the births of her two daughters, Susan became the Web Manager, and later the Social Media and Marketing Director for Steve Spangler Science in Englewood. During her time there, Susan engaged with a variety educators, parents and students across the world on Steve Spangler's blog, website, and nine social media channels.
Susan lives in west Denver with her husband, two daughters, three kitties and a bunny. She loves to watch that moment of understanding on children's faces when they hit an "ah ha!" moment in learning. She is also passionate about science education, living the Colorado lifestyle, photography and spending time with her family.