3800 South Pierce Street Denver, Colorado 80235

Phone: (303)986-1501

Meet the Admission Team

In the Admission office, we get to know each applicant and their family through the application process.  Our high level of professionalism and personal interaction reflects the kind of relationship you will have with our faculty and staff if you decide to enroll at Colorado Academy.  All of us look forward to informing you about the programs CA has to offer and helping you make the best educational choice for your family.
Catherine Laskey
Director of Admission
(303) 914-2571
Year Appointed: 1995
Duke University - B.A.
Catherine works with families applying to the Middle School (grades 6-8) and any families applying to multiple divisions for their children. She also assists with the financial aid process.

Heidi Chesley
Director of Upper School Admission & Financial Aid
(303) 914-2572
Year Appointed: 2013
University of Colorado - Boulder - B.S.
Trinity College - M.A.
Harvard Law School - J.D.
Heidi works with families applying to the upper school (grades 9-12) and assists with the financial aid process.

Caren Salzer
Director of Lower School Admission & Financial Aid
(303) 914-2549
Year Appointed: 2011
Indiana University - B.S.
Caren works with families applying to the lower school (grades Pre-Kindergarten-5) and assists with the financial aid process.

Lisa Dean
Admission Office Coordinator
(303) 914-2516
Year Appointed: 2005
CU-Boulder - B.A.
Regis University - Master of Non-Profit Management
Lisa manages the admission office and supports prospective families with the flow of the application process.

Susan Montague
Admin. Assistant, Admission Office
(303) 914-2513
Year Appointed: 2012
Susan greets prospective families in the Admission Office and helps manage their visits.
Campus Tours
You're invited to take a personal CAMPUS TOUR with an admission counselor or parent tour guide.
Call 303-914-2513 to schedule your visit.  School days are the best time to see classes in action; 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. are typically the best tour times.  We look forward to meeting you!

Non-Discrimination Policy
Colorado Academy brings together exceptionally creative, inquiring minds from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds throughout metro Denver. We seek to create a nurturing and challenging environment that promotes academic, social, and emotional growth for highly motivated students from Pre-Kindergarten through the 12th grade. Colorado Academy does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected status.
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