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Meet Our Staff


Greg Weckenbrock is the Lead Teacher at OWL. He and a few passionate officers from Colorado Parks and Wildlife started OWL in 2011. He has been with OWL every step of the way since.  Mr Weckenbrock also taught science and social students at the Bookcliff Middle School from 2011-2019.


Mark Allen is the Principal of both Gateway School and OWL. He joined the OWL team in 2019 and performs all of the administrative duties required for both schools. If Mr. Allen has a spare minute, you'll find him working directly with students to help them grow.

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Cristina joined the OWL team in the Spring of 2021! As OWL's Administrative Assistant, she's the friendly voice that greets you on the phone or at the front door and works hard everyday to keep all things OWL running smoothly. 


Abby Roehm joined the OWL team when it moved to Gateway in 2019 but has been with Gateway School since 2012. She is a Jill of all trades. Her titles are Gateway School Administrative Assistant, Para Librarian, and Health Assistant, but she is so much more to us! She's always willing to lend a hand!


Zoe, dubbed "Desert DeVine", is the Lead Instructor at OWL and joined the team in Fall 2023. Armed with a degree in recreation administration, Zoe not only cherishes backpacking but also finds joy in fostering a love for nature and is dedicated to helping students discover the beauty of the wild.


Eli joined Gateway School and the OWL team in 2020. He is the Grounds Keeper and Custodian. He is a multi-talented craftsman making him the best man for the job. He has done so much for the OWL facilities ensuring they are safe and ready for students. 


Jim is our skilled Nurse Practitioner whose healing power goes beyond the medical realm. Catch him serenading students with his banjo tunes from the rocking chair in front of the nurse's office, embodying both care and harmony at OWL since 2021.


Ted, fondly known as "Chef Sage,"  brings a taste of adventure to your plate. With a background in serving delectable delights on Grand Canyon expeditions, Chef Sage has been delighting OWL students since 2021 with his exceptional culinary expertise and passion for creating memorable dining experiences.


Spencer has been an invaluable member of the OWL Team for many years! With his wealth of camping and teaching experience, he's a steady hand, but always full of fresh ideas for the students to try. His current role is High School OWL Counselor teacher.  

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Fall 2023 Staff


Spring 2023 Staff

OWL Staff Spring 2023
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