Ms. Manchester has been working in Special Education since 2003. She has experience at the elementary and high school levels, as well as in transition programming for 18-21 year olds. She recieved her degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University in 2003 and her Master's degree in Special Education Severe Cognitive Needs from the University of Northern Colorado in 2006.
Ms. Manchester lives in Erie, Colorado with her husband, two kids, and their dog, Vader. She enjoys cheering her sons on at soccer games, cross country and track events, and robotic tournaments. She is a Colorado native, and takes any opportunity to be active outdoors, especially hiking, running, and cycling.