Sheila Pottorff has been in education for the past 28 years. She taught at the middle school level and served as an administrator at both middle and high school. She was the principal at Ferguson High School for five years before transitioning to Director of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness in the Poudre School District. Iowa State University is where Sheila obtained her BS degree in elementary education. She then obtained her MA from University of Northern Colorado in Educational Leadership in 2000. In 2009, she was the Colorado Middle School Principal of the year.
Her passion areas are ensuring all students have access to postsecondary and workforce readiness, that learning is relevant and meaningful, and students understand that the purpose of education is to prepare them for citizenships, career and continuing education.