New Hope Staff

Betsy Nachand

Role at New Hope: 

Preschool Director

How Long Have I Been at New Hope?

I have been a member of New Hope for 16 years, and as a Preschool Director 10 years.

What did I do before I came to New Hope?

I was an elementary school teacher; mostly teaching kindergarten and 1st grade. 

Where I grew up:



Married to Chris since 1995, we have 3 children, 3 dogs and a chinchilla.

Where is your favorite spot in Colorado? 

Fort Collins, I went to college there.

What is your favorite hobby?

I love to walk my dogs in all types of Colorado weather. 

What is your favorite type of music?

I like a wide variety of favorites, pop, rock, and alternative

If you could have dinner with anyone (past, present, or future) who would it be and why?

Adam Levine of Maroon 5, because he's Adam Levine of Maroon5! He's dreamy.

What I Love About New Hope/What I like the most about what I do:

My favorite part of the job is building relationships with the children and families of New Hope Preschool. The kids are both innocent and funny. There is never a dull moment in my job. The thing I love most about New Hope is the openness and grace that is taught and demonstrated in all we do.