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Sherry Becker | Adjunct Faculty
Red Rocks Community College, Denver, CO
Arapahoe Community College, Denver, CO
Sherry Becker has been in the court reporting profession since 1980 and has enjoyed every aspect of it. She has held various administrative positions at Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) and has taught courses in court reporting theory, techniques, English, and speed building. After leaving her first position as an official in Adams County court in Denver, Sherry focused on freelancing—depositions, public hearings, administrative law, legislative proceedings, and government agency hearings. She was the official court reporter for the Colorado State Grand Jury for nine years and in the federal grand jury system for 16 years.
With degrees in Early Childhood Education (AAS) and Business Science/Court Reporting (AAS), Sherry earned the professional designation of certified Court Reporting Instructor (CRI) in 2002. She enjoys her family, her passion for reading, and her friends who keep her happy and grounded.
Corina Juarez | Court Reporting/Academics
—CR, El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX
Corina Juarez has been teaching Court Reporting for over 20 years, and has been an instructor at Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) since 2009. She currently teaches Theory I/II during the days and Speeds 120-200 in the evenings. A Texas native, Corina found her passion for Court Reporting soon after graduating from high school and enjoys sharing it with her students.
Leslie Augustynovich | Faculty Chair, Judicial Reporting/CART/Captioning
Leslie Augustynovich became an adjunct speed instructor at Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) in 2009 and joined the school full-time in 2011 as the Judicial Reporting/CART/Captioning chair while continuing to teach speed classes. She enjoys teaching and looks forward to working with graduates to help them find a job upon graduation. In addition to her Prince duties, Leslie produces transcripts for Jefferson County Combined Courts in Golden, Colorado, which she has been doing since 2007.
Lorraine Castillo | Financial Aid Planner
Lorraine Castillo joined Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) as the front desk receptionist in 2001 and, after completing training in Financial Aid, became the Financial Aid Planner in 2007. Lorraine enjoys working and talking with students to help them understand all they need to know about financial aid. Her goal is to make the entire process go as smoothly as possible allowing students to concentrate on their studies. One of her favorite quotes is
"Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir man's blood ... make big plans. Aim high in hope and work."
—Daniel H Burnham
A lifelong resident of Colorado, Lorraine enjoys spending time with her family and has a passion for reading, playing Scrabble, and camping.
Holly Dorrance | Receptionist
Holly Dorrance has been a part-time receptionist at Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) since February of 2011. She enjoys meeting and getting to know the students, and being part of the Prince Institute family. Holly has many hobbies—her favorites are reading, gardening, and riding motorcycles.
Tina Giberti | Administrative Assistant
Tina Giberti joined Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains as an Administrative Assistant in October of 2011. Prior to this, she has owned/operated and managed several businesses over the years ranging from a gift shop to a travel agency to a pizza shop—she also started a K-12 Charter School. Tina enjoys working in the education field and seeing students achieve their dreams and long term goals. Having recently relocated from Arizona, she now enjoys the change of seasons and beautiful outdoor life that Colorado has to offer.
Emily Lee | Director of Financial Aid
University of North Carolina at Asheville
ITT Technical Institute
Emily Lee joined Prince Institute—Great Lakes in August 2011 as the Director of Financial Aid. In this role, she works closely with students to complete the financial aid portion of the enrollment process. Helping students navigate the sometimes overwhelming world of college financial aid is something she finds both professionally and personally rewarding. Emily has been involved with student financial aid for the last three years. Prior to that she held positions in Internal Audit with some of the country's largest retailers.
Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time with her two dogs, gardening, and listening to live music. Emily’s philosphy on education (and life) is: "The difference between a dream and a goal is having a plan."
Dale Meyer | Dean of Academic Affairs and Interim Campus Director
AA—Aims Community College
BA—University of Northern Colorado
Dale Meyer, Dean of Academics, has been with Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) since December of 2009. He is currently interim Campus Director. Before joining Prince Institute, he earned the title of Campus Director at IBMC (Institute of Business and Medical Careers), where he helped the program enrollment grow from 53 to 264 students in 15 months.
Dale’s education began at Northeastern Junior College as a business major and continued at Aims Community College where he received a degree in Business Administration. He double majored in Business and Marketing at the University of Northern Colorado, where he later acquired a degree and teaching certificate in Kinesiology Education. Dale taught in the public school system for three years, and officiated and/or coached both college and high school boys and girls basketball and football for many years. His previous experience includes time as an admission representative, online coordinator, instructor, and acting Associate Dean for Everest College. When Dale sees his students complete a program of study, he feels a sense of accomplishment and pride, knowing he was a part of that student’s success.
In addition to spending time with his family, Dale likes to hunt, fish, play golf, watch high school and college basketball, and his favorite—the Green Bay Packers.
Christine Mulkey | Internship and Placement Coordinator
Denver Academy of Court Reporting, Westminster, CO
After Chris Mulkey graduated from Denver Academy of Court Reporting in 2005, she worked as a freelance reporter writing for depositions, arbitration hearings, public information hearings, and courtroom overflow. Chris started teaching at Prince Institute—Rocky Mountains (formerly Denver Academy of Court Reporting) in 2008 and has since earned her CRI credentials. She has taught all speeds and is currently the 225 teacher. As the co-creator of the Afternoon Accelerated Program with Paul Bettger, Chris has seen many students succeed as a result of this program. She enjoys her family and hobbies—wildlife photography, creating stained glass pieces, and playing with her two cats.
Jessica Munge | Online Coordinator
Western Illinois University
—University of Illinois-Chicago
Jessica Munge, Online Coordinator, joined Prince Institute in November of 2011. She works with new online students to guide them through orientation and get them started with their program. In addition, Jessica collaborates with online instructors to help them enhance their courses. Prior to joining Prince Institute, she taught communication courses at the community college level.
Jessica has a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Illinois University. In her leisure time, she enjoys taking pictures, traveling, running, and being with her husband and dog, a Shih Tzu named Poof.
Keith Werosh | Director, Campus Operations
Southern Illinois University
, Chicago, IL
Dr. Keith Werosh, Director of Campus Operations, joined Prince Institute in July of 2012. His responsibilities include the execution of operational strategies to ensure student success at our Great Lakes, Rocky Mountains and Southeast campuses. His unique skills in both relationship building and problem solving strengthen the school’s culture and ensure the delivery of a quality education.
Keith comes to Prince from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL, where he oversaw the university’s regulatory compliance initiatives and accreditation and served as Assistant Dean of Students, University Registrar and Lecturer in the College of Allied Health Sciences. Keith held administrative positions at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, DePaul University and Argosy University-Chicago.
Keith holds a BA in Psychology from Southern Illinois University, MAEd in higher education administration from Argosy University- Chicago and a PhD in leadership in higher education from Capella University. He lives in Chicago with his wife and four children.
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Prince Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Prince Institute is certified by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA).
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