Deserae has worked for the University of
Colorado Denver for since 2007 in various roles for the School of Education and
Human Development. Currently she is the program manager for the
Continuing and Professional Education unit within SEHD. In this role, she
manages about 30 current programs and works on building new partnerships with
school districts, helping faculty develop new programs, and supporting students
in their completion of the programs.
Outside of work, Deserae recently completed her
Master’s Degree in Public Administration and is looking forward to continuing
research and development on how to address K-12 school safety by disrupting
systems of power. She enjoys spending time in the mountains, playing
sports, playing tug-of-war with her dog, and traveling.
Deserae joined staff council in the hopes of
being a voice of advocacy for staff. She has also assumed the role of Chair
for University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) in the same hopes that she can
help advocate for staff across the CU system to make CU a place where staff
truly feel appreciated and collaboration is encouraged. She hopes this will
help CU recruit and retain the best employees possible.