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Angelique Acevedo-Barron

Angelique Acevedo-Barron (CO '93)

Assistant Director

Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Jeffco Public Schools

Subject(s) taught: Visual Art

At the time of the Award, Angelique Acevedo-Barron was:

Bear Creek High School
Lakewood, CO

Subject(s) taught: Art
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Dr. Angelique Acevedo-Barron is a culturally competent, divergent thinker, with a proven track record of success in challenging academic arenas. She is a persuasive results-driven communicator with a strong portfolio of educational publications, seminars, presentations and grant awards. Dr. Acevedo- Barron holds a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with substantial experience in K-12 intervention development & implementation. She is also a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescent to Young Adulthood Art with extensive university level Teacher Education Programing and Diversity Education expertise. Her skills as an academic researcher compliment her skills in data analysis making her an astute negotiator in regulating and implementing policy, procedures and quality assurance. Dr. Acevedo- Barron is also an active community liaison with exceptional skills in parental outreach. Peers, students, parents and community members feel valued and respected in the partnerships she creates and maintains maximizing performance, building systemic capacity and creating environments where everyone thrives.

Personal Message

Our diversity in all aspects is our power and gift to future generations. Together as brothers we are stronger and more resilient. Mitakuye Oyasin, We are all related.

Additional Information


2004 University of Denver, Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction

2000 University of Phoenix, Principal's Licensure

1981 University of New Mexico, M.A.

1975 Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A.


1993 Colorado Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award

1993 Disney National American Teacher Award for Visual Arts

1993 Milken Family Educator Award

1992 Colorado Art Educator of the Year