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Castle Pines

About Ms. Hamlin


AA Elementary Education, Trinidad State Junior College

BA Interdisciplinary Studies with and Emphasis in English and Elementary Education Licensure, University of Northern Colorado

Master's Certificate Educational Technology, Regis University


Special awards

Google Certified Innovator- Sydney Australia 2011
Google for Education Certified Trainer Facilitator Lead for the 1st Cohort for Colorado
Raspberry Pi Certified Educator- Manchester, UK 2015
Colorado Educator Network Founding Member
Discovery Education Ambassador
DENny Award Winner 2014
GEG Colorado Founder
Microsoft Innovative Educator


Home town

Trinidad, Colorado



photography, learning to code, learning, travel, water activities (boating, jet skiing, swimming), making messes with my daughter, watercolor



1 Daughter- current AA Student
1 puppy-  Dottie, featured sound effects in screencasts :)
2 cats- Sassafras and Patches
My parents, brother, and his family all live in Trinidad, Co where my family has lived for over 100 years.



ISTE DIgital Storytelling Network Executive Board Member
ISTE Presenter
Innedco Member/ Presenter


My Favorites

Classroom wishes: Flexible seating options such as blow up chairs (ones that are easy to wash)
3D Printer, Always adding ideas to my Amazon class list:

Allergies: Caffeine, Grapes and Grape Flavoring, Gluten Free, Vegetarian

Coffee/tea: Hint Waters, Reverse Osmosis Water (Not very Exciting)

Snack: Popcorn, GF Chips

Night out restaurant: Red Robin, Sushi

Lunch restaurant: Qdoba, Noodles and Company

Place to shop: Target, Amazon, Microcenter

Clothing store/style: Anything Star Wars, Marvel,  or "Geeky", Casual style, usually grey scale- Target

Movies (out or in): I miss going to a movie theatre; but for now, I enjoy at home movies and rentals

Bookstore: Amazon

Holiday: Labor day

Flower: Love all Flowers

Color: grey

Sports team(s): New Zealand All Blacks

Silly fact about me: I was on VH1's Road Warrior show- and developed a fear of microphones from the experience.