Dana Hayward began teaching math at Pagosa Springs High School in 2015.
After earning undergraduate degrees in Anthropology, Environmental Science and Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Dana decided to pursue agricultural work on the Colorado front range. Her interest led her to earn a Master's of Agriculture from Colorado State University prior to moving to Pagosa Springs in 2013. Since becoming an educator, Dana has also earned a Master's in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education through Adams State University.
Dana's diverse experience working in both the public and private sector bring a unique skill set to her classroom each day.
A Colorado native, Dana enjoys hiking, biking, rafting, skiing, camping, gardening and soaking in the hot springs in her free time.