Phone: (719) 495-5210 ext. 4111


Degrees and Certifications:

Colorado Professional License - Secondary Mathematics Endorsement: Career and Technical Education - BS Mathematics - Regis University MA - Curriculum and Instruction - UOP

Ms. Kathy Schmidt

I am beginning my 16th year here at Horizon Middle School, and  my 19th year of teaching.   I began as a Math teacher and then switched to teaching  Career and Technical Education (CTE).  I am passionate about teaching life skills through  Computer Applications,  Computer Science and Design Modeling.  I  enjoy learning about the ever changing tech world and  bringing the information to my students and members of the HMS community.

I am also the staff mentor for the Cyber Security /Cyber Patriot Club.    We will compete in Cyber Patriot and other competitions.  The students enjoy investigating company profiles and finding the security risks.  

Teaching involves being a life-long learner.   I enjoy learning new programs and helping my students and fellow teachers navigate our ever changing technology.

Outside of teaching, my favorite activities are playing music on my piano or Mountain Dulcimer,  reading, camping, hanging out with my son and daughter-in-love and my Mom or relaxing with my cat.

I look forward to meeting my new students, seeing my previous students and having fun in class as we learn and explore the exciting world of technology.