Dan Cummings

Principal, CCV Secondary School

“More than twenty years ago, encouraged by an inspirational college professor, I started into the field of education immediately after graduating from Colorado State University (’98). With a BA in English, I began my teaching career in an experiential, alternative school setting in Elizabeth, Colorado. Since then, I have taught in parochial, public, international, and independent schools.

Along the way I picked up an MA in English Literature from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College (’06) and, at different points in my career, I served as Department Chair, Dean of Academics, and Dean of School. I also served as a Director of Upper School (the independent school version of a Principal) for six years in two different cities. I have always maintained a teaching load in combination with my administrative positions as I believe that the true pulse of a school exists in the classroom. 

I am proud to be at CCV. I am excited by our growing CTE program, our success and preparing students for life after graduation, and our embrace of families and community!”

Cripple Creek-Victor JH/SH Regular Bell Schedule
Breakfast7:25 – 7:45
Period 17:50 – 8:47
Period 28:50 – 9:47
Period 39:50 – 10:47
Period 410:50 – 11:47
MS LUNCH / HS ADVISORY11:50 – 12:25
HS LUNCH / MS ADVISORY12:30 – 1:05
Period 51:08 – 2:05
Period 62:08 – 3:05
Period 73:08 – 4:05

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