Deb Medenwaldt has been involved in Durango High School as a College Counselor, Gifted and Talented coordinator, ACT Test Prep teacher, and as an Academic Advisor. She is an enthusiast for creating and implementing effective learning programs and helping students navigate graduation requirements as well as college and career planning. Deb has helped to create robust college planning programming, spanning grades 9-12 here at Durango High School. Deb’s specialty is access to rigorous programs and college access for underserved students. She graduated from Fort Lewis College with a BA in English language arts and endorsement for middle school and high school teaching. Additionally she holds a Master's in Curriculum Design and Instruction.