Joanna is a Colorado native and grew up attending schools in the Aurora schools district. Joanna believes in providing equitable social and emotional learning for all students, that helps them possess necessary life skills. She strives to break down barriers while keeping relationships and community at the forefront. Joanna earned her GED through Colorado Youth For a Change and has goals to receive a bachelors in journalism and social work. Joanna is the Instructional Paraprofessional at AIAD and supports all great levels.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, who she hopes will someday experience a community like the one we have at AIAD.