Riffenburgh Elementary School

1320 East Stuart Street Fort Collins CO 80525
Principal: Melanie Mierzwa
Phone:(970) 488-7935 Fax:(970) 488-7937 Attendance: (970) 488-7936

Brittany Hansen

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Job Position: 
Phone Number: 
(970) 488-7977
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H.O.P.E. Lab
About Me
How many years have you been doing your job? How many years at Riffenburgh?: 

I started at Riffenburgh as a counselor in 2019. I am a Licensed School Counselor and former therapist. I have worked with children and adolescents since 1997 in many different settings (juvenile justice, alternative education, residential treatment, foster care and non-profit agencies). I’m so excited to be part of this school’s team!

What I love most about teaching is…: 

My favorite part of counseling is watching people change and grow.

My favorite children's book or author is...: 

Mo Willems.

My hometown is...: 

I grew up in Northern New Mexico but Fort Collins is the place I call home.

My Interests & Hobbies include...: 

Traveling, hiking, reading, playing poker, European board games.

My Classroom
About My Classroom: 

The H.O.P.E. (Hearing Other People's Experiences) Lab is a safe space where students can come to be heard, be seen, be listened to, and find comfort. It is a space where change is possible and help is near.