Joe Burton, Principal

  Mr. Burton is a retired APS high school principal.  He has been our Principal here at the Options program for 11 years .  He has come to understand the homeschooling families and laws and been a great asset to us here .







 Marsha Bishop, Coordinator Aurora site 

  Mrs. Bishop has been the coordinator at the Aurora site for 13 years.  She holds a Bachelors degree in Business with experience with teaching from preschool up. Her three boys have all graduated from the Options Program and were homeschooled from Kindergarten thru 12th grade.  She has a great heart for the homeschool community and is here to help with any questions you may have




Susan Hill, Science Teacher  grades 1-12

Mrs. Hill has been with the Options program for 13 years and has taught many different students science.   Since she spent a few years homeschooling her daughter she understands the homeschool atmosphere and teaches mostly hands on science with things that will always surprise us.





LeeAnn Egli,  Elementary Spanish and Secondary Social Studies

Mrs. Egli has been with us for 12 years teaching Spanish to all grade and has branched out into social studies.  Her Spanish classes are hands on and exciting for the students.  She has taught, American Gov., geography, current events and basic US history and world history.






Denise Balatbat  Kindergarten

Mrs. Balatbat has taught Kindergarten with us for 6 ½ years and the students love her.  She is so patient and caring.  She is also very knowledgeable with allergies and asthma.





Molly Paxton, Elementary Social Studies and P.E.

Mrs. Paxton has been with us 5 years teaching elementary Social Studies and this year has added elementary Physical Education. She is always willing to help out where needed.







Becky Dague, Middle school and High school Math

Mrs. Dague has been with us for 3 years,  and has brought math to a whole new exciting level for all of us.  She can even quote Pi to the 204 digit.  Secondary math has never been better presented.






 Maria Holdershaw, Art

 Mrs. Holdershaw has been our Art Teacher for 2 years now.  She is enthusiastic about art and loves watching kids learn that they have an artistic side that they didn't know about.






Dustin Bishop, Clerk

Dustin is an Aurora Options School alumni.  He has been a clerk for us for 3 years but, has really been a special part of our school for many years.  He enjoys working with the kids and has more tasks then we can list.