Assistant Principal

Phone: 719.494.8804

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Jason holds a B.S. in secondary science education from Florida Institute of Technology, a M.A. in K-12 Leadership from Mesa State College, and an Ed.D. in Adult Education Leadership from Jones International University.

Dr. Jason DaLee

Jason DaLee has been an educator since 1999. He began his career teaching science and coaching basketball in Florida. While in Florida, Jason was a curriculum developer for NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and developed a process catalog for the United Space Alliance. He also served as a curriculum evaluator for SETI. Jason moved back to his home state of Colorado in 2007 where he continued to teach and coach. Along with K-12 education, Jason has worked in professional development and served as a faculty member at the university level. Jason has been serving as an assistant principal at Vista Ridge since 2014.

Assistant Principal

Phone: 719-494-8811

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Angela earned her bachelor's degree in English Language Arts from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She earned her master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Culturally Linguistic Diverse Education from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She earned her administrator's license from Adams State University.

Mrs. Angela Duca

 

Angela Duca has been an educator since 2005.  Angela began teaching English Language Arts and Culturally Linguistically Diverse Education in District 20.  She was a teacher for ten years before becoming the Dean of Students.  Angela became the Dean of Students at Vista Ridge in 2019.  As Dean of Students, she focused on discipline and safety.  In 2020, Angela began her new role as Assistant Principal. 

Angela is a Colorado native and loves spending time with her family and enjoying our beautiful state.  She states, "I am honored to be a part of the Vista community, and I am honored to continue to work with the students, staff, and community members.  Go Wolves!"

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Mr. Brandon Monson

Brandon Monson has been in education since graduating from the University of Northern Colorado in 1997 where he earned a Bachelors of Science Degree Majoring in Kinesiology emphasis in Physical Education certification K-12.  Brandon was a classroom teacher and coach for ten plus years prior to completing his Masters in Education: School Administration/Supervision from the University of Phoenix in 2012.  Throughout his career he held various positions in education from teaching, dean of students, principal, and his current position as the athletic/activities director at VRHS since 2019.

I am humbled to be a small part of such an incredible school community that values people, Monson said.

A Colorado native, Brandon enjoys spending time with his family (Dana, Taylin, Caden, Brinkely, and Lina), training, and following the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Assistant Principal

Phone: 719-494-8806

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Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Science from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. She earned her master’s degree in Leadership from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Mrs. Sarah Ricci

Sarah Ricci has been an educator since 2012. She began teaching middle school science and AVID in Harrison School District 2 for 6 year before becoming the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Banning Lewis Preparatory Academy in District 49. In 2019, Sarah became the Assistant Principal at Vista Ridge High School.

Sarah moved from Wisconsin to Colorado in 2012. She enjoys running with her dogs, spending time in the mountains and cooking.