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Montrose County School District

MCSD is the largest rural district in the state, as well as Colorado’s first STEM District.

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Meet Nicole Taylor

Teacher Ambassador

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Being a teacher is great because it fuses human connections and relationships with discovery and imagination. Teaching is also a great career choice if you like to laugh, have fun, and be witness to the learning process as it takes shape. Teaching is demanding, but the rewards are so worth the effort and grit it takes; it's a profession that allows for profound impact.

Nicole Taylor


  • K-1st Grade Elementary Teacher
  • ELPA (English Language Proficiency Act) Coordinator


  • Colorado State University


  • Teacher of the Year Nomination

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Montrose County School District RE-1J by the numbers

  • 400

    Dedicated Teachers

  • 6,050

    Engaged Learners

  • $43,000

    New Teacher Starting Salary

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