Degrees and Certifications:

BA in English with a General Science Minor MA in Curriculum Instruction and Technology Secondary Science Endorsement

Mrs. Rochelle Kolhouse

Zone Academic Administrator

Rochelle Kolhouse has been a teacher in District 49 for the past twenty years and an online adjunct professor for the University of Phoenix for the past fifteen years. She was the blended high school science teacher for Springs Studio for Academic Excellence and was named Online/Blended Teacher of the Year in 2013 for the state of Colorado. Most recently, she worked as an Instructional Coach for the iConnect Zone, developing training courses for best practices in blended learning and creating professional development opportunities for teachers working in blended learning environments. 

Blended learning truly is her passion and area of expertise. She has enjoyed being integral to starting Springs Studio for Academic Excellence and Pikes Peak Early College. She looks forward to continuing to open young minds to different ways of thinking and learning. She has enjoyed her role as Principal of Pikes Peak Early College these six years and looks forward to many years ahead to continue the success of this great school and all the opportunities it affords students.

Phone: 719.494.8956


Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Political Science with a Pre Law Minor MA in Management and Leadership

Mrs. Kendall Bailon

Zone Executive Assistant 

Kendall Bailon was born and raised in Colorado Springs. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Western Governors University. Kendall worked with District 49 previously. She took a break from the district in September 2021 and worked in the field of Early Childhood Education in an administrative role. She has now returned to District 49 continuing her administrative career and is excited to be with the iConnect Zone. Kendall herself was in a blended learning model throughout high school and understands the need to have these models for education today. She is passionate about students having access to education in different capacities that work for them and their own learning styles. Kendall enjoys spending time with her husband and two children in her free time. 

Phone: 719.494.8968


Degrees and Certifications:

BA from University of Moscow MA in Education/Leadership with a Principal's and Superintendent's license

Vladislav (Izzy) Izboinikov

Coordinator of Special Student Projects

As the High-Performance Program’s Coordinator, Izzy works directly with families and organizations to build, monitor, and adjust the appropriate programming to meet the students’ rigorous training, competition, and academic needs. In his role, Izzy provides additional support to engage students in the educational process while managing a busy schedule. In concert with SSAE/PPEC administration and staff, Izzy is committed to finding proactive and innovative solutions to foster student success and balance students’ needs. In addition to the High-Performance Program, Izzy is instrumental in creating and maintaining partnerships with various community organizations by connecting them to District 49 and the iConnect Zone. Falcon Aerolab is a project-based STEM/Aerospace program offering unique opportunities for students to experience the excitement of aerospace through hands-on labs and activities. The construction program is supported by the partnership with the Home Builders Association (NBA) and provides a unique opportunity for students to earn industry certifications as well as introduces students to many building trades. Izzy has served in District 49 since 2011 as a principal, coordinator of special projects, and district athletics liaison. 

Phone: 719.963.7028


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Elementary Education (K-6) Special Education I - Moderate Needs (5-21) MA in Educational Leadership

David Hurley

Special Education Coordinator

Dave is one of the Special Education Coordinators for the District and supports primarily the IConnect Zone schools. He has been in this position for 6 years with 20 years experience in education as a Special Education Teacher, Assistant Principal and Coordinator. As one of the Coordinators for D49, Dave is here to advocate for student-focused decisions as they relate to Special Education services for students on IEPs within the Charter Schools as well as Springs Studio and Patriot High School. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies and shows with his wife and three daughters, walking/hiking, and sitting next to any body of water (preferably salt water where there is snorkeling involved).