Delanie graduated from Strasburg High School in 2008. From there, she traveled to Colorado Springs and went to college at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In 2013, she graduated from UCCS with a bachelor’s degree in Management. Previously, she worked at Prairie Learning Center in Strasburg with the toddlers ranging in age from 1-3 and in 2015 was employed with BOCES as a paraprofessional. This is Delanie’s first year teaching at Byers; however, she coached high school volleyball, basketball, and track last year here at Byers. Currently, she is teaching fifth grade through eighth grade special education and a section of seventh grade Social Studies. Along with teaching, Delanie is coaching high school volleyball and basketball and junior high girls’ basketball. She looks forward to completing the Alternative Licensing program this year through CU Denver while teaching special education.