Liz Aybar Conti's background in education includes time in schools, in policy and in philanthropy. She has experience as a teacher and school leader in both charter and traditional schools. She served on the first faculty selection committee for P.S. 1 Charter School, which opened in 1995 as one of Denver's first charter schools. She also taught at P.S. 1 and was principal there for three years. She taught at West High School and was an administrator at the redesigned Manual High School, which reopened in 2007. Liz has worked on education policy at the local, state and national level and now serves as the executive director of a small family foundation.