Vail Valley Foundation hires education director |

Vail Valley Foundation hires education director

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado
Katie Brazelton

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado ” Vail Mountain School’s Katie Brazelton has been named the Vail Valley Foundation’s first director of education.

Brazelton will oversee the nonprofit organization’s various educational programs, including the Vail Valley Foundation Scholarship Program, the Success at Six and Magic Bus early childhood learning programs, and the Gold Star Giving educational grant program.

Brazelton was scheduling administrator, registar, director of outdoor education and a teacher during her 3 1/2 years at Vail Mountain School.

A Disney “American Teacher of the Year” award nominee in 2000, Brazelton is also a member of the Los Angeles Times Athletic Hall of Fame and was a member of the U.S.A. Basketball Sports Development Team for their 1986 tour of Southern China.

She graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and got a master’s degree in school administration from the University of Colorado at Denver. She has also worked within the Jefferson County School District .

For additional information on the Vail Valley Foundation’s educational programs, visit or contact (970) 949-1999.

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