Student Instructional Services Team


Mild/Mod Teacher
                        [email protected] My name is Kylee Duren! I am one of the Learning Specialists at Stone Mountain Elementary. This will be my fourth year at SME. In my free time I like to explore Denver, go for long walks, read, and spend time with my family! 

Speech Pathologist
[email protected]     Hi! My name is Emily Janecek and I am thrilled to begin my seventh year at Stone Mountain. I've been a Speech Language Pathologist for ten years and am very excited to start the 23-24 school year because my son is joining me as a Stone Mountain Cub!


Mild/Mod Teacher
[email protected] I have been an educator for 18 years and am entering my 7th year as a learning specialist in Douglas County. I’m looking forward to a great year at SME!

Occupational Therapist
[email protected] I am going on my 17th year as an Occupational Therapist with DCSD. I have worked in Parker and Highlands Ranch elementary schools. I love working with my students and seeing them reach their potential. Each day is a learning opportunity for me as well.

[email protected] My name is Elizabeth Kock, or "Ms. K" to most of my students. This will be my fourth year as SME's school psychologist. My role involves all aspects of psychological-educational evaluation, counseling, and consultation especially for our students with disabilities; however, I also work closely with the school counselor to support all SME Cubs! In my free time, I love hiking, paddle boarding, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
SSN Teacher (AM)
[email protected]  My name is Lori Sinclair and the 23/24 school year will be my 6th year at SME as the SSN teacher. My husband and I will be celebrating our 27th anniversary in November. I have a son, Collin, who is a graduate from CU Boulder. My daughter, Ellie, is a senior at DU. Our family loves to camp and be outdoors. In my free time I enjoy gardening, reading, paper crafting and spending time with my friends and family. 



Mrs. Navarro       Mrs. Troxell         Mrs. Saito         Mrs. Swanson      Mrs. Kounter

English Language Learners 
[email protected] Hello! My name is Adrienne Saito and I am Stone Mountain’s ELD Specialist. I spend my time hanging out with my husband, our three sons and our sweet Bernedoodle puppy. I love a good cup of coffee, a long run, and working with my amazing SME students. I’m looking forward to a fun year at the best school ever!

Literacy Interventionist
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I have been teaching in Douglas County for 17 years. My husband and I have three wonderful kiddos and many rescue pets. We keep busy traveling and gardening when we have time!

Literacy Interventionist 
[email protected] I was born and raised in Colorado. This will be my 32nd year of teaching! I have three kids, two in college and one teaching in Colorado. I love to read and travel with family and friends. I also love my dog :))
Gifted Talented Facilitator
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 My name is Jennifer Troxell and I am the Gifted and Talented Facilitator here at SME. This is my 7th year at Stone Mountain and my 16th year teaching in Douglas County. I am married and have two daughters, Lauren-a Senior at ThunderRidge and Kyleigh-a 7th grader here at Ranch View Middle School.
Gifted Talented Facilitator 
(part time)


I am so excited to be at SME for my third on SSN as an EA! This is such a special place. I am wife to Michael, Mom to Meghan (Austin), Clare, and Colleen and the youngest sister to 7 sisters! I grew up in Santa Barbara, CA and we moved to Colorado to be closer to our kids who all live in Denver. We LOVE living in Highlands Ranch!
Looking forward to a great 2023-24 year ahead. 



 Hi, I am a Para in the SSN Department, I love my job, and I am grateful for every day!!  
KAT CREAMER  My name is Kathryn Creamer but please call me Kat, or Mrs. Kat. The 2023-2024 school year will be my first year working as an Educational Assistant at SME. I am married and have two children who also attend SME - Alivia, 4th grade and Jack, 3rd grade. Outside of school, I love spending time outdoors, walking or running with our dog George, attending my kids sports, camping, swimming and snowboarding.