Faculty & Staff Details

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Gracie Paek-Spidell

Westminster Campus
Office Location

Teaching Philosophy
The essence of education (learning and instructing) comes from the strong interpersonal relationship between an educator and students in a caring and warm learning environment. Communication beyond the confines of the classroom is core to building effective classes. Making students feel respected and welcome and gathering their feedback is the core of my teaching philosophy.
Teaching Experience

2021-Present Faculty at Front Range Community College

2020-2021 Adjunct Instructor at Front Range Community College

2016-2018 Faculty, Math Dept Lead at Global Prodigy Academy, South Korea

2015-2015 Adjunct Instructor at Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO.

2013-2014 Assistant Professor at United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.

2010-2010 Adjunct Instructor at Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH.

2005-2007 Teaching Assistant at Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.


Air Force Institute of Technology, Applied Mathematics with the minor in Material Sciences, PhD, 2013

Western Washington University, Applied Mathematics, M.S., 2007

Western Washington University, Applied Mathematics with the minor in TESOL, B.A., 2005

Courses Taught
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • College Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Business Calculus
  • Calculus I, II & III
  • Differential Equations
  • Intro to Statistics