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Katy Anthes

Katy Anthes, Ph.D.

Colorado Department of Education,
201 East Colfax Ave., Room 500,
Denver, CO 80203

Executive Assistant: Jane Schold,

Phone: 303-866-6646
Fax: 303-830-0793

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Commissioner's Executive Team

  • Marcia Bohannon, Chief Information Officer
  • Melissa Colsman, Associate Commissioner of Student Learning
  • Leanne Emm, Associate Commissioner for School Finance and Operations
  • Colleen O'Neil, Executive Director of Educator Talent

  • Alyssa Pearson, Associate Commissioner for Accountability and Assessment
  • Dana Smith, Chief Communications Officer
  • Joyce Zurkowski, Executive Director of Assessment

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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