Michelle Davis - Principal
University of South Dakota – Bachelor of Arts
Chadron State College – Master of Science
About Me: Since 1991, I have served as a middle school teacher, coach, assistant principal, and principal in 3 districts spanning Wyoming and Colorado. As an undergraduate, I majored in Political Science, minored in English, and earned a certificate in Secondary Education. I then attended Chadron State College to earn a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration. I enjoy serving as the principal of Mrachek Middle School and partnering with students and families to ensure every student has the opportunity to shape his/her future.
My job is to accelerate learning for every student, every day. I do my job by building caring relationships with and among students, staff, and parents to create a safe, rigorous, and engaging learning environment. My community needs me to do my job.
Brittney Cardwell - Assistant Principal
About Me: I am a native of New Mexico and have been in Denver for 11 years. I have toddler twin boys (Swayze and Anderson) that keep my husband and I very busy.
This is my 5th year at Mrachek and in APS. Prior to APS, I was a special education teacher for 3 years at Montbello High School and a special education consultant for 4 years with Denver Public Schools. I have a Bachelor’s degree in University Studies with an emphasis on English Comparative Literature, and a Master’s degree in Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies.
I am excited to be part of the Mrachek team and look forward to serving my community!
My job is to accelerate the learning for every APS student, every day. I do my job by contributing to meaningful conversations around equity and removing barriers to ensure success for all students. My community needs me to do my job.
Mrachek Middle School
303-750-2836 ext. 25482
Jessica Johnson - Assistant Principal
About me: I am a Colorado Native. I grew up in Elizabeth Colorado and graduated from Elizabeth High School. I am a proud resident of the Aurora community where I currently live with my family and our lab Chester.
BS in Business Management
BS in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Management
MAT in Special Education
Ed.S in Educational Leadership and Policy
Ed.D in Educational Leadership and Policy - in progress
This will be my 5th year at Mrachek. GO, TITANS! I am so excited to continue this journey with Mrachek and supporting the students and the APS community!
My job is to accelerate learning for every APS student every day. I do my job by serving as an educator who believes that all students should be afforded an equitable and inclusive educational experience and upholding my belief that mental health supports and Social-Emotional Learning should be embodied in all practices for staff and students. My community needs me to do my job.
Jessica Johnson, Ed.S
Mrachek Middle School
303-750-2836 EXT. 25454
Colin Lynch - Assistant Principal
About Me: My name is Colin Lynch. I have been an educator for 16 years in one capacity or another. I began my career as a special education teacher, then moved to a full time Social Studies teacher, and have been an Assistant Principal for a year and a half, prior to joining the Mrachek team. I have four wonderful children, and have been married to my amazing wife for 11 years. In my career I have been privileged to learn under some of the most amazing educational minds of our generation, and I am very excited to be joining our incredible Mrachek team.