Support Team

STL and Writing Coach/Intervention

Hi! I’m Mrs. Miller. I have been at Marrama since 2008 as a fourth grade teacher, fifth grade teacher, interventionist and coach! My family is originally from England, however I was raised in Colorado. My husband Andrew and I have an almost-seven-year-old son and two dogs! When I have free time I love to read, and travel. Students learn fast that I LOVE the Broncos, food, and chocolate…so stop by anytime!

Bianca Riggi
Pic - BIANCA RIGGIHi! I am Ms. Bianca, This is my second year at Marrama Elementary School. I was raised and born in Venezuela. My husband and I love to travel and the outdoors. And I am excited for this new year ahead with my students!

Paula Garrison – Speech Therapist


I’m Paula Garrison. I am the Speech-Language Pathologist. This is my fourth year at Marrama but 28th year as a school-based SLP. I enjoy reading and will start a class in American Sign Language this Fall. I’m looking forward to this year.

Gladys Swazo -ESL interventionist


My name is Gladys Swazo and I am an ESL interventionist working with English Language Learners. I have been at Marrama for 4 years and have truly enjoyed being a part of a great team and great leadership. Working with students is a passion I have because I want my students to have the opportunity to succeed and to make a difference in their lives. As an educator I am willing to work hard and become a dedicated teacher for my students, parents, and administration. I like to read, going on walks, visiting family and friends, and relaxing with a good movie.

  Angela Arena – School Psychologist
My name is Angela Arena. This is my second year at Marrama as the School Psychologist! I am looking forward to another wonderful year connecting with the students and families that make up the Marrama community. In my free time I enjoy exploring with my two dogs and experimenting with cooking!

Victoria Naves – Social Worker

My name is Victoria Naves, and I am excited to be returning to Marrama as the School Social Worker. I was born in Colorado and graduated from DPS schools. I attended MSU Denver for both my Bachelors and Masters in Social Work. During my free time, I enjoy hiking, going on bike rides, and spending time with family and friends. I am excited to see what this school year has in store!

Harlett Leusink


Hello! My name is Harlett and I am the school nurse. I was born and raised in the Philippines. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the Philippines. Since I love being around children, I started my career in Pediatric Nursing in the Philippines. I moved to the US in 2012. I am grateful to be a part of Marrama Elementary. Such an amazing team!

I believe that the best way to promote health is through the Holistic Approach. I am looking forward to support our staff, students and their families.

Mary Katherine Nolan – ELL Interventionists


Hi! My name is Ms. Nolan & it is my second year at Marrama! I am beyond excited to work with K-1 kids this year. My favorite hobby is reading! I read seven books this summer and 22 in all for 202! Go Mustangs!


Janet Mathews – (SAL) Site Assessment Leader

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I’m glad to be back on team Marrama! I was apart of the Marrama team for 27 years.
I retired in 2020. I was asked to come back and work in the capacity of the Site Assessment Leader. I had assisted in this role as SAL for several years when I was the assistant principal. Having the opportunity to serve and support students, and staff with assessments this school years will be a honor.

I am a 20 year resident of the Greenvalley Ranch Community. I love that I can work and serve the students and families in the community where I reside. I have 10 grandchildren. 8 of the 10 grandchildren has and will attend Marrama. 5 of those grandchildren are in college. I believe that the Mighty Marrama Mustangs are a Mile Above the Rest!