New Director Announcement

Important Announcement: Next Director is Sam Richings-Germain!
Posted on 06/18/2024
We're excited to welcome Sam Richings-Germain, MA to MCS. She will join our community for the start of the next school year. Marble Charter School (“MCS”) is proud to announce the hiring of Sam Richings-Germain as its new Director. Sam is currently the Principal of Carbondale Community School, where she has been for the last seven years. She will join MCS on July 1, 2024.

Prior to her move to CCS, Sam was the assistant principal of Crystal River Elementary School. She lived in Fort Collins for many years before moving to the Roaring Fork Valley in 2015. Prior to moving into school leadership, she taught elementary and middle school students, plus anthropology and archaeology at Front Range Community College.

Sam states in her introduction to the Marble community, “As a school leader, I have focused my efforts on fostering a positive school culture and promoting effective and engaging teaching and learning. I believe strongly that supportive relationships and open communication are integral to a positive school culture. Additionally, I am relentlessly devoted to ensuring a successful school experience for each and every MCS student by empowering teachers to prepare, support, and inspire their students. I look forward to being a part of the school's devoted staff and supportive MCS community.”

“Sam has the experience and leadership skills needed to guide our small and mighty school in Marble, Colorado. Throughout the interview process, she impressed our entire school community with her knowledge, management style, and dedication to students' success. Our Board of Directors was looking for someone exactly like Sam.

We are thrilled she will join MCS at the start of the next school year,” said Hawkins Siemon, President of the MCS Board of Directors.