Diana Olivares

Educational Counselor

720.423.2470

diana_olivares@dpsk12.org

How many years have you worked in education or direct service?

7-10

When did you join Denver Kids?

November 2014

What age group(s) do you serve?

Grade School, Middle School, High School

What do you enjoy most about working with the students you serve?

Seeing their face light up with anticipation and pride when sharing one of their accomplishments with me.

Describe a student outcome or success that you are most proud of.

I’m truly proud of the trusting relationship I’ve developed with a student who was transferred to me by another counselor whom the student and parent were very close with; the student was very shy and reserved and had a difficult time adjusting to a new school and new neighborhood. Recently she was awarded Denver Kids student of the month for her outstanding GPA, involvement of school sports and encompassing Denver Kids core values.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

I’m not sure this can be considered advice, but a mentor taught me that “everything happens through relationships”.