Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304 (Commencing July 1, 2018)
Rocky Mountain Prep considers many factors in setting individual salaries. These may include, but are not limited to:
Each year in June, teachers who have been offered a position with the school for the next year will meet with the Principal to discuss compensation. For the current school year, teachers’ salaries range from $38,000 – $65,000 before benefits and any additional compensation. Each year in June, network staff who have been offered a position with the organization for the next school year will meet with their direct supervisor to discuss compensation.
Rocky Mountain Prep has no othercharter school-specific information to report.
Disclaimer: Please consider the context when evaluating financial transactions. Some transactions may appear improper on the surface but are perfectly normal and justifiable when placed in the proper context. We welcome your questions regarding our financial transactions or records.
Fulton Breen, Managing Director of Finance
Greg Rawson, Chief Operating Officer
Rocky Mountain Prep
7808 Cherry Creek S Drive, #3-300
Denver, CO 80231
Required Link: Colorado Department of Education School Finance Division
The RMP Board of Directors supports the mission and work of our schools by using their expertise and experience to support and provide oversight of our network. Meetings are held at various points in the year. All meetings begin at 7:30 am and are located at the Rocky Mountain Prep Central Office (600 North Grant Street, Suite 700, Denver, CO 80203) unless otherwise noted on the public notice posted 24 hours prior to the meeting.
The agenda for each meeting will be posted publicly at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting on this website and in the school’s front office.
For information on open records requests, please view our official board policy.
Please contact us if you wish to make a public comment at our next meeting. We allocate 20 minutes for public comment and will ask speakers to be respectful of each other’s time allocations as they present. Thank you.
The next board meetings are as follows:
Former President & CEO, Clayton Early Learning
Charlotte Brantley recently stepped away in July 2019 from her 13 years as President and CEO of Clayton Early Learning, a nationally recognized Colorado non-profit providing and supporting others to provide high quality early care and education through direct practice, research/evaluation and advocacy. She has held a variety of early childhood leadership appointments within government, higher education and non-profits including laboratory preschool teaching, professional educator preparation at the AA and BA levels, children’s media development, public policy and administration of complex programs at the local, state and national levels. She led the federal Child Care Bureau during the Clinton Administration and the office of Child Care for the State of Texas. Charlotte holds a BA in Anthropology and an MA in Child Development from the University of Texas
Executive Director, Lifespan Local
Lydia Prado grew up feeling culturally enriched, speaking both English and Spanish, and thriving in a community where she was surrounded by many talented, creative and resilient people. When she left to attend college, she was surprised to learn that the mainstream and academic view of her community was filtered through a lens of deficits rather than strengths. She earned her doctorate at the University of Denver and later served on its faculty. Dr. Prado also directed the development of the new Dahlia Campus for Health and Well-Being.
Managing Partner, RootED
Pat has more than 20 years of management and executive leadership experience. Prior to assuming his current role as COO of RootED Denver pat was on the executive team at Revolution Foods for 8 years where he helped grow the company into a national organization serving 30 cities. In addition, Pat was a Vice President with Aon-Hewitt, the world’s largest human capital consulting firm, and Vice President at Vail Resorts, where he oversaw operations for guest services, finance, marketing, sales, retail, food and beverage, and human capital.
Jill is an independent consultant who helps organizations build capacity and expertise in persuasive communications. She currently serves on the board of the Charter School Institute, previously served as director of communications for Denver Institute for Faith & Work, and as a principal at SE2, a public opinion communications firm. She brings expertise in crafting messaging and strategic communications to influence public issues in Colorado.
Interim Senior Dean, Relay Denver
As Interim Senior Dean at Relay, Therese Zosel-Harper leads all aspects of teacher preparation in the Mile High City and oversees Relay’s Indianapolis campus. Before founding Relay Denver and beginning her work with Indy, she served as Relay New York's assistant dean of students, and as an assistant professor of practice for four years. Prior to joining Relay, Zosel-Harper served as a high school social studies and adolescent literacy teacher at Peace and Diversity Academy in the Bronx, NY, where she was placed as a Teach For America corps member. Zosel-Harper earned her B.A. in Sociology from the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College. She earned her M.S.T. in Teaching Social Studies at Pace University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy at Teachers College, Columbia University. When Therese is not thinking about teaching and learning, you might find her on cross country skis, towing her young daughter, Audrey, or enjoying a meal at home with friends (typically cooked by husband, Kelly J).
State Senator, Colorado 29th District - Arapahoe County
Senator Rhonda Fields was elected to the Colorado State Senate in 2016, becoming the first African-American woman to serve Aurora’s Senate District 29, Arapahoe County. A strong advocate for women, families, children, and public safety, Rhonda was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2012 and 2014 to the Colorado House of Representatives for the City of Aurora. Rhonda is a longtime resident of Aurora, Colorado, where she raised her two children, Maisha and Javad.
Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells
Russell Hedman leads and negotiates complex M&A and investment transactions around the world, with a particular focus on sports teams and entertainment venues. From rapidly-paced buyouts to long-term international joint ventures, Russell's combination of experience and enthusiasm has made him a trusted advisor to clients across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Russell is also passionate about supporting small and medium-sized businesses and regularly advises local startups and investors. An active contributor to the Denver community, Russell sits on the board of directors of the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce, where he chairs the policy committee and works closely with local lawmakers. He is also engaged in Denver's music and artist communities through his role as a director at Youth On Record. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Russell practiced in the New York and Hong Kong offices of an elite international law firm. His broad range of training and experience includes a rotation at the Tokyo office of Japan's largest corporate law firm and post-graduate study in international finance at Hong Kong University. Russell graduated from Harvard Law School in 2011, where he served on the academic affairs committee of the Harvard Black Law Students Association. He also co-founded the Harvard Caribbean Law Association.
Managing Partner and Owner, Coda Coffee Company
Jessica has a son in 3rd grade and a daughter in 1st grade at the RMP Berkeley campus. She has a background in entrepreneurship, accounting, marketing, and sustainable business models, as well as a very strong passion for inclusive education and community health and nutrition. Since 2005, Jessica has been a managing partner and owner of Coda Coffee Company. She is also currently training to become a childbirth educator and doula.
Investment Manager, Walton Enterprises
Chidozie Ugwumba is an Investment Manager at Walton Enterprises, where he focuses on finding and executing investments designed to achieve positive social impact. Prior to Walton Enterprises, Chidozie worked on the Private Credit and Infrastructure teams at Partners Group, a $60bn global private investment firm, and also led impact grants and investments in the Americas for the Partners Group Employee Foundation. Chidozie began his finance career as a public equity analyst at Neuberger Berman, and was a co-founder of Hunting Hill Global Capital - a global event-driven hedge fund. Chidozie holds an MBA from Cornell University, and a BA in Political Science from Amherst College; he is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.
Home Coordinator, Spanish Clinic
Maureen is a founding parent of RMP Southwest where her son, Jesse, currently attends 2nd grade. Maureen's current work is in case management, which allows her to work in the community and focus on building strong families. Her main drive is making sure Jesse has the tools to succeed in life.
Managing Director, Stifel Inc.
Lee participates in a number of professional and civic organizations and has served as a Trustee of the Colorado Historical Society, the Greater Denver Corporation and is a member of the Colorado Forum and the Mile High Club. He was Chairman of the Clayton Foundation and President & CEO of the Stapleton Redevelopment Foundation. Lee was elected to the Denver Board of Education in 1996 and served for four years. He served as Chair of the Denver Public Schools Pro-Comp Trust and as Chair of Downtown Denver Inc. for two years. Lee served as the RMP board chair from 2016 - 2020.
The Board of Directors for Rocky Mountain Prep keep detailed agendas for each meeting, which are posted on this site at least one day in advance of the meeting and are also available in the school’s front office.
Please use the links below to access the agendas from Rocky Mountain Prep’s Board of Directors meetings from May 2011 – present.
The Board of Directors for Rocky Mountain Prep keep detailed minutes for each meeting, which are posted on this site.
Please use the links below to access the minutes from Rocky Mountain Prep’s Board of Directors meetings from August 2011 – present.
The agenda for each committee meeting is posted on this site at least one day in advance and is also available in the school’s front office.
The Business Committee is led by Fulton Breen, Managing Director of Finance.
The Education Committee is led by Sara Taylor, Chief People & Program Officer, and Sarah Lynch, Chief of Schools
The Executive Committee is led by James Cryan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer.
The External Relations Committee is led by Rachel Van Brocklin, Director of Communications & External Relations.