Phone: (719) 867-8624


Degrees and Certifications:

University of Wyoming Bachelor of Education Regis University - Master of Educational Leadership Breathe for Change - 200hr Yoga Certification

Ms. Nichole Urbatchka

Welcome to 5th Grade at PLES! I have been teaching for District 38 for 20 years in various capacities. Palmer Lake Elementary School is my true home - my first 6 years with the district were at PLES, and all three of my (nearly) adult children attended PLES K-6. I am an avid reader, hiker, gardener, and lover of nature and the outdoors. 

I am happy to be teaching with such a talented group of teachers at Palmer Lake Elementary School, and am especially excited to be teaching 5th grade. In our classroom we will focus on building relationships, strengthening our classroom culture, and how to collaborate with others. I will regularly post updates, announcements, and resources to this site and our Classroom Dojo. If you ever have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me via Classroom Dojo, email, or phone. My office hours are 8:15-8:45am and 4:00-4:30pm, I will try my best to respond to all communications within 24 hours.