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Kindergarten Team


Celeste Francione

Hello!  My name is Celeste Francione and this will be my eleventh year in education and my ninth year teaching kindergarten at RMCA!  I absolutely love it.  I was born in Illinois, but I have lived in Colorado since I was in mid-kindergarten. I have a degree in Elementary Education from Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, Iowa. I love elephants, purple, Pepsi, chocolate, crafting, helping at church, animals, exploring new places, reading, and teaching. I love getting to know my kiddos and their families. Kindergarten is so much fun and they grow so much throughout the year!  Looking forward to a wonderful year!


Anna James

My name is Anna James and this is my fourth year teaching Kindergarten here at RMCA! My husband, son and I moved here from Wyoming in 2019 and have since welcomed a new boy into our family! We are so happy to be here in the Springs and to be a part of this wonderful community here at RMCA. When not teaching, I love spending time with my family enjoying the outdoors. I love hiking, running and photography. I am so excited about this year and to be here at RMCA!


Raeli Mossbrucker

Hello and Welcome! My name is Raeli Mossbrucker (formally Raeli Reyes) and this will be my fourth year teaching Kindergarten and third year here at RMCA! I am so excited to spend the school year with a new group of students and families. I love partnering with parents to make the first "offical" school year in a childs life one to remember. I am a wife and mother to a strong willed 3-year-old who keeps us on our toes! We love to travel and attend sporting events whenever we can. I have a feeling that this will be the best year yet! 


Melissa Rolater

Welcome to RMCA! This is my 14th year of teaching!  I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Northern Colorado. I worked for a credit union until I discovered my true passion is working with kids. I went back to school at the University of Phoenix where I received my Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. I am truly blessed to work here at RMCA! I look forward to partnering with you this school year!


Andrea Gantt

Hello RMCA families! This is my seventh year as an educator, my sixth year as a kindergarten teacher, but my first year at RMCA! I graduated from Towson University with a degree in Elementary Education. I previously taught in Maryland for four years, and Georgia for two. The military brought us here last summer from southern Georgia. My husband and I have two amazing little boys - a five year old and a two year old. They are my pride and joy! In my free time I love to craft, travel, and spend time with my family. I am excited to be part of this awesome community and can't wait to foster a love of learning in each one of my students!


Madelyne Feldmann

Hi! My name is Madelyne Feldmann and I am so excited to start my first year of teaching with RMCA as a Kindergarten teacher! I was born and raised in Winterset, Iowa, but decided to make the move to Colorado after graduating from Iowa State University. I enjoy going hiking, boating, camping and kayaking on the weekends with my Austrailian Shepard and fiance. I love to learn, read, and teach and I am so excited to have a Kindergarten classroom of my own!


Kathryn Taylor

Hello! My name is Kasey Taylor and I am excited to start my first year with RMCA as a Kindergarten teacher! I fell in love with RMCA and the Kindergarten team last Spring when I had the opportunity to be a long-term substitute for a Kindergarten class. I love the school culture, the students and the staff and am so excited to be a part of this family! My husband and I moved to Colorado Springs in 2018 and love it here. We were happy to trade the hurricanes and flooding of the Gulf Coast with the wonderful Colorado weather. Working with children is my passion and I've also taught children's dance classes since 2008! Kindergarten has always been my favorite age group and I can't wait to help my students learn and grow this year!