Kelly Card

Kelly joined the East Elementary staff in 2012. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado, a Master’s degree in Education from Regis University, and principal licensure from the University of Denver. Kelly began her career in education as a Kindergarten teacher in 1995. Additionally, Kelly has taught first grade, third grade, and has served as a reading and math interventionist and an instructional coach.  Her most recent role as principal is the one she finds the most challenging, yet most rewarding.  Working with the students, teachers and families of East Elementary brings her great pride.  Her favorite thing about working at East is being a part of a community with great HEART.  In her free time, Kelly enjoys reading, hiking, skiing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.


E-mail: kcard[at][dot]us

Voicemail: 303-347-4450

Amanda Thanos
Assistant Principal

Amanda Thanos has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with additional coursework and certification in Linguistically Diverse Education. Her master’s degree is from CU Denver and is Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies. Amanda has taught English Language Development and has been a classroom teacher for grades 3-6. She has also supported schools that qualify for Title One with technology integration in Jeffco. Most recently, she served as an instructional coach for P-8. Amanda is thrilled to serve as the assistant principal at East! She will work hard to get to know all of the families, students, and staff as she steps into this leadership role at East. In Amanda’s free time she likes to be outside, travel, read, laugh with friends and family, and enjoy live music.


E-mail: athanos[at][dot]us

Voicemail: 303-347-4453