Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8

Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8

Our vision is to empower every student to thrive as a responsible, productive, and engaged citizen by inspiring life-long learning and civic engagement, by challenging and supporting every student to achieve his/her fullest potential, and by embracing the diversity of both the local and global community.

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Meet Brooklyn Plagge

Teacher Ambassador

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The students that District 8 serves motivate me to be a better teacher every day. Our students come from different backgrounds, ethnicities and life experiences and they bring new and different viewpoints to our classrooms. District 8 is intentional about making every teacher, staff member and, most importantly, every student feel like they are a part of a family when they walk into our schools.

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  • 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher


  • University of Northwestern-St Paul


  • I played Division III basketball in college and was a team captain.
  • I am currently an assistant basketball coach for the Lady Trojans basketball team at the High School.

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Why I Teach

When I was in High School and college, I had several amazing teachers that inspired me to be a teacher. They valued me as a person and helped me accomplish my dreams. Now, having my own classroom, my passion for teaching has never been stronger. I value the opportunity to be involved in these students’ lives. To me, teaching is more than a job or career; it’s a lifestyle. Teaching means you will pour your heart into your students and experience their highest of highs and their lowest of lows with them. It means walking alongside them and helping them to see the possibilities that are in front of them. It is truly an honor to be able to serve the students of District 8 and empower the leaders of tomorrow.

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Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 by the numbers

  • 650

    Dedicated Teachers

  • 8,529

    Engaged Learners

  • $44,000

    New Teacher Starting Salary

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