Nicole is a Colorado native. She was born, raised and still resides in Thornton with her husband, Justin, and their cocker spaniel, Lucy. Nicole spent her first 11 years of teaching in kindergarten at Mountain View Elementary. She is thrilled to be joining ARE as a second grade teacher and looking forward to the excitement and adventures working in a new grade level will bring! When not teaching you can find Nicole at the gym, reading, cooking, or spending time with her family. She also enjoys camping, golfing, hiking, running, days at the pool, watching Broncos football, and enjoying fun and laughter with her friends. A few fun facts you might not know about Mrs. Conner are she has been riding a dirt bike since she was 4-years-old, she has run 3 marathons and 2 half marathons, and she is a huge Peyton Manning fan. She was thrilled when he came to Denver to play with the Broncos!
Favorite color: blue
Favorite food: mashed potatoes smothered in spicy green chile
Advice to students: No goal is out of your reach if you work hard, give it your all, and believe in yourself!