Nina Barber
Phone: 720.423.7016

"I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be....I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it." ~Groucho Marx

" Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." ~Groucho Marx

"A country is made with people and books." ~Monteiro Lobato
"A country is made with people and books." ~Monteiro Lobato



Degree: BA, Spanish and French
School: University of Arizona (Go, Wildcats!!!)

Degree: MA, Curriculum & Instruction/ English Language Acquisition
School: University of Colorado, Denver

License Endorsement(s):
Linguistically diverse; Spanish; French;
some other stuff I don't really want to teach 'cuz it's no fun.
Recibí mi cinturón negro del 3er grado

Life Before TJ:

I was born on a dark stormy night. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it
I am a native of Arizona, and moved to Colorado to be near my boyfriend (bka Mr. Barber). I have worked for DPS most of my adult life, at Gove Middle School (now a parking lot on 14th and Colorado!); Hamilton Middle School; GW and now at TJ. I am a black belt, and also teach and practice TaeKwonDo after school at J.W. Kim TaeKwonDo in Greenwood Village. I belong to several professional organizations, and have served on the executive board of CCFLT, the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers.