Executive Director

About Me
- Mr. C

Mr. Cochran is a proud product of the Adams 12 school district. He attended Leroy Drive Elementary, Northglenn Middle School, and Thornton High School. Mr. Cochran followed his love of athletics and played both Baseball and Football at Nebraska Wesleyan University. He began teaching Physical Education at Stargate in December of 2005. Mr. Cochran completed his MA Ed. in the winter of 2006 from the University of Phoenix and began his career in administration as Assistant Principal in March of 2007. In July 2012 Josh took over as Principal and has served the Stargate community in that capacity ever since.

To those who know him, “Mr. C” has been an educator at Stargate for ten years. Mr. C is very passionate about Gifted Education and providing opportunities to educate the 'whole child'.

"I believe that many of life lessons are learned through doing, sometimes experience is the best teacher."

Josh is married to a Nebraska native and has 2 children. A 4 year old son Cooper who is an amateur daredevil and daughter Tatum who is 2.


What I Love about Stargate
The Amazing Kids, The Dedicated Staff, and The Committed Parents!!! Stargate is a partnership between students, parents, and staff focused on furthering the education of Gifted Learners. We are a diverse community of unique and caring individuals who are in the constant pursuit of innovation and challenge.

Stargate Way 2012


How to Contact Me
Room - 105
Phone - 303-450-3936 ext. 105
email - Josh.Cochran@stargateschool.org

C Notes:

Other important information:
Mr. C is an aspiring marathoner (some day)


Head of School Blog

  • Last C Notes of The 2015-2016 School Year! May 23, 2016 What an incredible year 2015 – 2016 was for the Stargate Family. This was the first time in 21 years that we opened our doors to high school students. We serve ...
    Posted May 23, 2016, 11:11 AM by Josh Cochran
  • C Notes, May 16, 2016 Last full week of School! What an awesome Spirit Week we had last week that was capped off with a fantastic day of awards assemblies and yearbook signing! Thanks to our student leadership who planned ...
    Posted May 16, 2016, 9:02 AM by Josh Cochran
  • C Notes May 9, 2016 Thanks to our entire parent community for their amazing contributions to Teacher Appreciation Week. The love and support that our staff feels is incredible. Thanks as well to the CRC ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 6:29 AM by Josh Cochran
  • C Notes May 2, 2016 Happy May! It seems surreal to know that we are in the last month of school and gearing up for all of the exciting events that will help us to ...
    Posted May 2, 2016, 7:56 AM by Josh Cochran
  • C Notes April 28, 2016  Happy Monday! It is crazy to think we are entering the last week of April. Time sure flies when you are having fun!   Calling all Art aficionados -  Join us Tuesday ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2016, 8:35 AM by Josh Cochran
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School News and Announcements

  • C Notes 5/22/17 What a year!!!!!!!!! I think back to August when we were unloading trucks, tearing open boxes and carrying furniture into classrooms. Our entire staff pitched in, supported each other and ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2017, 1:41 PM by Jane Baker
  • Hischke's Happenings! 5/15/17 Important DatesMay 17- Field Day grades K-5May 19- 5th Grade Girls Night 6:30pm-9:30pmMay 22- 5th grade boys lunch and gamesMay 23- 5th ...
    Posted May 15, 2017, 4:04 PM by Jane Baker
  • Cable Connection May 15, 2017 Important Dates:May 16  HS Spring Awards Banquet 5:30 pmMay 16  Parenting In the Digital Age-Parent Forum 6pmMay 17  10th grade Class TripMay 17  Middle ...
    Posted May 15, 2017, 3:22 PM by Jane Baker
  • Cable Connection May 8, 2017 Important Dates:May 8  High School Choir and Rockband combined concertMay 9 AP Calculus exam (begins at 8:15am at Stargate)May 9 HS Band/Orchestra Spring ConcertMay ...
    Posted May 8, 2017, 3:47 PM by Jane Baker
  • Hischke's Happenings! 5/8/17 Important DatesMay 9-  General Music Concert 6:30pmMay 11- Middle School Information Meeting for 5th grade families and students 6pmMay 12- Colorado History Extravaganza-3rd and 4th ...
    Posted May 8, 2017, 3:47 PM by Jane Baker
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