Ms. Debbie Vernell

Reading SpecialistAs a 44 year residence of Eagle County, Debbie has over 30 years of elementary teaching

experience, all of which have been in the valley. She taught for over 20 years at Eagle Valley

Elementary school where she was a first and second grade teacher as well as a reading

interventionist. She holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Elementary Education with

an endorsement in Reading K-12. Her training includes being a facilitator for Accelerated

Reading (similar to Reading Recovery), a facilitator for the Love and Logic parenting program,

and is certified in Orton Gillingham (a multisensory approach to learning.) She and her husband

have three grown daughters and now have four wonderful grandchildren. She loves to bike, ski,

read, garden, sew, float on the Colorado River, travel, and raising her new chickens.