Advanced Manufacturing (Sem 2)
Business Management (9th Grade)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Medical Careers/Certified Nursing Assistant
Karina is the career navigator at CEC. Karina has 20+ years of experience working with students in Denver Public Schools. Her passion is to build relationship with students and help them find and define their interests and goals and walk along side with them on their pathway to success. Originally from Brazil, she received a BA in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and worked with Latino Families as a therapist. She then moved to Colorado and earned a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus in education. Karina has always been involved with working with underrepresented youth and providing students and families a safe space to find their voices and thrive. In her role as career navigator, she creates opportunities for students to explore careers and their interests. She provides CEC students with internship and apprenticeship opportunities and support them in becoming career ready and equipped to successfully pursue their college and career goals.