Future Center: Room 219
Advisor: Federico Rangel
Federico Rangel, MSW is the College Advisor at West High Campus serving all three schools including West Early College, West Leadership Academy, and West Career Academy. Federico is responsible for supporting all seniors with the post-secondary exploration and application process such as FAFSA completion, major and career exploration, college and scholarship applications, as well as support with the enrollment process. Federico most enjoys being a post-secondary resource for students directly in their school and helping them actualize their goals.
Federico comes to DSF with deep and varied knowledge in secondary and post-secondary education, having served as a high school and middle school classroom teacher (CDE certified, Secondary Social Studies), an educational counselor and mentor for Denver Kids, Inc., and a coordinator of after-school and summer youth programming. Before DSF, Federico served at The Bridge Project as their Pre-Collegiate Educator and Scholarship Program Coordinator, designing and implementing the post-secondary programming for 9th to 12th grade students, supporting 12th grade students in their post-secondary exploration and application process, as well as supporting current Bridge Project scholars in their respective colleges. Through this, Federico has served on numerous post-secondary-related committees, supported organizing efforts to secure better funding and support for all students, and leadership development for Latino students. Federico holds a Bachelor’s degree from CU-Boulder, and a recent Master of Social Work degree from the University of Denver.