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Our Team

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 Jessica Dominguez, MA 

 Education Faculty + Student Teaching Supervisor 

Jessica has an undergraduate degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado. She has 22 years of experience in teaching elementary school. Her experience spans all grade levels, leadership roles and instructional coaching experience. She enjoys hiking with her dog, traveling and spending time with her husband.


 Cole Fritz 

 Interdisciplinary Internship Supervisor 

A DUS Alum, Cole graduated with a degree in Business and Economics from Wheaton College and works as a Business Analyst at CrossPurpose, a nonprofit in the workforce development and poverty alleviation space. Cole is passionate about empowering students to harness their unique skills and vocations to impact their communities, whether in the for-profit or non-profit sector. When not working, he enjoys hiking, skiing, going to the park with his wife and two daughters, and discovering Denver's best cuisine.

Kelcie Scarlett

 Kelcie Scarlett, LCSW 

 Social Work Faculty + Internship Supervisor 
Kelcie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she specialized in health. A Northwestern College graduate, she is also a Denver Urban Semester alum who completed her internship at Women’s Bean Project. When not serving as a pediatric medical social worker, she enjoys working out, hiking, spending time with family and friends, and watching television.

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 Indi Shear 

 Resident Coordinator 

A DUS alum, Indi graduated with a degree in Social Work from Hope College, where she participated in Residential Life as a resident assistant and was a Bible study leader through Campus Ministries. A lover of outdoor activities, Indi hopes to complete her first 14er and backpacking trip in Colorado. She loves reading books in the park, wandering through Trader Joe's, and listening to The Lumineers on all the nice sunny Colorado days.

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 Taylor Sun, MSW 

 Social Work Internship Supervisor 

A Northwestern College graduate, Taylor holds a Master of Social Work degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver, and has a heart for families, survivors of intimate partner violence and individuals experiencing homelessness. Taylor is a collaborator, advocate, and invested member of the Denver Community. Taylor enjoys camping, reading, working out, and spending time with her family.


 Hannah Tyler 

 Resident Coordinator 

Hannah graduated with a degree in Social Work from Hope College, where she participated in DUS, completing her internship at Savio House. Leaning into her passions for swimming and the outdoors, she is currently teaching swim lessons and working at the outdoor brand, Cotopaxi. In her free time, Hannah enjoys spending her days exploring the Rocky Mountains. Whether it is camping, hiking, or simply reading a book in a mountain town coffee shop, Colorado offers unlimited experiences she enjoys.

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 Rev. Haley Andreades Vermeer, MDiv 


Haley holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology and an undergraduate degree in Religion from Vanderbilt University. She has worked among houseless youth and young adults and is passionate about creating space for people to learn how to engage in their community in dignifying ways. Haley is ordained in the United Methodist Church and enjoys hiking, camping and climbing with friends and family.

Our Partners


DUS is an affiliate program of Mile High Ministries.


DUS is academically accredited by Northwestern College.

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