Hello! My name is Gary Archuleta after graduating from Denver Public Schools, I took a detour and began my life as an entrepreneur. I owned a small business for twenty-one years in North Denver. However, my dream has always been to teach and I returned to school to earn a bachelor’s degree from Regis University. Education has opened the door to allow me to pursue my passion to help children and their families.
I have been at Smith Elementary for eleven years. When I first arrived, I began as a reading interventionist for the primary grades. After three years of helping children to become better readers I was given the opportunity to become a kindergarten teacher. For the five years, I had the time of my life in the world of kindergarten.
Today ECE is where you can find me! I am teaching four year olds, and enjoying every minute of it. Come by and see the amazing work we are doing.
My family is the most important part of my life. With my wife of twenty-seven years, we have raised three amazing children, Sarah, Elijah, and Carlos. I am also a proud grandparent two beautiful children. My wife and I encourage our children to pursue their passions and to remember that education is the key that will unlock the doors of opportunity.