Department of Student Services
The Department of Student Services serves the CSEC student body in the following areas:
Student Success Plans, Student Schedules, Concurrent Enrollment (PSEO) Services, Learning Specialist,
CO ACT, etc.
To schedule an appointment with your Advisor,
please contact Laura Deck.
Laura Deck - Advising Assistant/Enrichment Coordinator
Room: 432 Phone: 590-6814 Email: email@example.com
Laura Deck is the Academic Advising Assistant at CSEC, as well as the Enrichment Coordinator. She joined the CSEC team in January of 2012 and facilitated the growth of the Enrichment program, or lunchtime tutoring sessions, before being brought on to assist in the advising department in January 2013. While growing up in Wisconsin, Laura privately tutored students for seven years and went on to become the coordinator for a tutoring program in college. Laura has taught English just outside Seoul, South Korea, and completed an extended graduate program where she finished the student-teaching portion of her coursework in New Zealand at Manukorihi Intermediate School on the North Island. Laura then earned her BA from Indiana University (go Hoosiers!) in Secondary English Education, and has a great love for teaching and mentoring youth.
Laura spent the last 10 years on South Padre Island, Texas, where she pursued another branch of her passions, health/wellness/food, and managed her family’s natural food store & restaurant. When she and her family moved to Colorado, she felt it was time to re-emerge back into the school environment; hello CSEC!
Laura has been married to her husband Josh for 7 years, and together they dote on their lively, sweet, adventurous four-year-old son, Elijah. As a family they love creating in the kitchen together and exploring Colorado & beyond whenever possible!
Family: always a loaded question, Laura has a LARGE extended family mostly in Wisconsin, but spread from CA to VA (other than her husband and son, of course).
Favorite Drink: Calli tea with stevia
Number of Countries visited: 6
Hobbies: Reading, hiking, yoga, cooking/baking, exploring the world of creative possibilities on Pinterest, being with family, connecting with & supporting other mother-friends, and talking with her siblings on the phone.
Music: Connects with almost all genres, but grew up with and especially loves classic rock, Dave Matthews, Ben Harper, Ray LaMontagne, Mumford & Sons, Blues Traveler, Rusted Root, just to name a few ;-)
Pets: 2 dogs, Shelby & Roscoe
TV Shows: Brothers & Sisters, Grey’s Anatomy, Jeopardy, Modern Family, the Amazing Race
Favorite Store: any bookstore, any cooking supply store, & Hobby Lobby
Favorite Food: dolmas, homemade pizza & smoothies
Claim to Fame: was an Irish dancer (ages 8-10) ~ danced on the Grand Ole Opry stage and appeared on “Nashville Now”
Heather Baack - Last Names A-F
Room: 431 Phone: 955-4704 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather is the Advisor for students with last names A-F. She has worked in education since 2005. Her experience includes elementary school teaching, working with high school students with special emotional needs, and college and career counseling at Peterson AFB. Heather grew up on the east coast of Florida and, as part of a military family, has lived across the United States. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Wyoming, a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Peru State College, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. When not at CSEC, Heather also conducts private practice mental health counseling.
Heather is married and has two high school-aged children. Heather is part of an Air Force family and has lived in seven states over the past 17 years. She spends her free time hanging out with her husband and children, hiking, running, and decorating cakes.
Family: Husband of 17 years, Curt; 14 year-old daughter, Jordan; 16 year-old son, Nolan
Favorite Drink: Dr. Pepper
Number of Countries Visited: 5
Hobbies: Running, hiking, decorating cakes
Music: anything up-beat and happy
Pets: 2 dogs, Buster and Molly, and 1 cat, Jack
TV Shows: The Middle; Modern Family; Arrested Development; Malcolm in the Middle
Favorite Store: TJ Maxx and Target
Favorite Food: Pistachios
Claim to Fame: I was on two separate national TV shows on the same day
Courtney Chandler - Last Names G-M
Room: 432 Phone: 955-4702 Email: email@example.com
Courtney is the Advisor for students with last names G-M. She has worked with families and students in a variety of settings since 1999. Her experience includes substitute teaching 8th through 12th grade, coaching track at the high school level, youth pastoral experience K-12, and work with mental health diagnoses and disabilities for individuals of all ages. Courtney grew up just outside of Ann Arbor, Michigan and attended Michigan State University for her Undergraduate Career. She attained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Health & Humanities. Courtney was part of collegiate athletics and brings a sense of team work to the Advising Department. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Services with an anticipated graduation date of May 2013 from the University of Colorado. When not at CSEC, Courtney cares for an adult with a disability who resides in her home and is beginning a private practice for mental health counseling.
Courtney has two trouble making dogs- Dailey (10) & Sammie (4), both Stafford Shire Bull Terrier mixes. In her free time, Courtney enjoys hiking, photography, movies, traveling and music.
Favorite Drink: Unsweetened Iced Tea from the European Café & Restaurant in Manitou Springs.
Number of Countries Visited: 11
Hobbies: hiking, photography, movies, traveling and music.
Music: Country & Christian
Pets: Doggies-Dailey (10) & Sammie (4)
TV Shows: ummm…I don’t really watch TV, don’t have cable!
Favorite Store: Pottery Barn…the expensive and awesome wonder!
Favorite Food: Pizza & Ice Cream…so unhealthy, so delicious!
Claim to Fame: I have been to 12 Young Life Camps, have prayed and led music (guitar and singing) before thousands of individuals.
Stacy Vogel - Last Names N-Z
Room: 433 Phone: 955-4705 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stacy is the Advisor for students last names N-Z. She has been in education for several years. She started her journey in education by teaching at a small school in Michigan where she was the only high school English teacher. She then moved to Colorado and continued to teach high school English for three more years. Stacy earned her Bachelor's Degree with a double major in English and Physical Education from Central Michigan University. She then went on to earn her Master's Degree in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Stacy enjoys hiking, being outside, and sitting down with a good book. Another favorite past time is traveling, as she has studied abroad in Austrailia and has traveled through New Zealand, Australia, Bali, and several countries in Europe. She is always looking for a chance to explore new places, learn about new cultures, and experience new adventures.
Family: Mom, Dad, and two sisters back in Michigan where she grew up
Favorite Drink: Mostly water but also the occasional Chai Tea
Number of Countries Visited: 12
Hobbies: Hiking, snowshoeing, reading, and spending time with friends and family
Music: All kinds, but some favorites are Live, Adele, and O.A.R.
Pets: No pets, but wants a dog
TV Shows: The Office
Favorite Store: Any bookstore, especially with old, used books
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Claim to Fame: Went skydiving in New Zealand