Faculty Directory

Photo of Jennifer Adam Jennifer Adam Special Education Teacher, Sublette County
307.276.5415

Photo of Arianna Alibabaie Arianna Alibabaie Lead Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.733.5346

Photo of Gigi Baltes Gigi Baltes Operations Director, Regional Office
307.733.1616

I have a Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management and worked with the Philippine Department of Tourism’s International Marketing Division for many years.  This gave me the opportunity to travel around Europe and work with the department’s European offices.  I moved to Jackson from the Philippines for a job in hospitality in 2002.  My husband and I met while working in the same hotel. …

Photo of Jen Baxter Jen Baxter Occupational Therapist, Rafter J Campus
307.733.3791

Photo of Catherine Bennett Catherine Bennett Lead Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.732.0525

Photo of Angelina Billger Angelina Billger Teacher, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Heather Bixler Heather Bixler Data Manager, Sublette County
307.367.6306

Photo of Patti Boyd Patti Boyd Executive Director, Regional Office
307.733.1616

Executive Director   Originally from Ohio, Patti Boyd is a longtime resident of Jackson Hole, living in the valley for over 30 years.  Prior to becoming the executive director of Children’s Learning Center in October 2011, Patti has been an active member of the business and non-profit community in Jackson Hole.  She has served as the Assistant Director and Development Officer for the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Founder and Director of the National Arts in the Parks program, Development Consultant for Teton Science Schools, Assistant Headmaster for Advancement, Rabun Gap School, real estate associate, and children’s book illustrator. …

Photo of Nanci Brown Nanci Brown Lead Teacher, Sublette County
307.276.5415

 

Photo of Liliana Bulat Liliana Bulat Support Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Cristina Campos Cristina Campos Teacher/Home Visitor, Mercill Campus
307.733.1616

Photo of Marcella Carillo Badillo Marcella Carillo Badillo Teacher/Home Visitor, Mercill Campus
Photo of Lara Cilo Lara Cilo Speech & Language Pathologist, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Tia Clinger Tia Clinger Teacher, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Adrienne Coca Adrienne Coca Lead Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.733.5346

Hello my name is Adrienne Coca and I am the lead teacher in the Montessori classroom.  I was born and raised in Jackson, graduating from Jackson Hole High School in 2001.  I then attended Montana State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Science.  Upon graduating, a close friend of mine recommended that I look into Montessori teacher training. …

Photo of Jackie Coca Jackie Coca Teacher, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Krista Davies Krista Davies Speech & Language Pathologist, Sublette County
307.733.3791

Photo of Roney De La Cruz-Gonzales Roney De La Cruz-Gonzales Bus Driver/Maintenance, Mercill Campus and Rafter J Campus
Photo of Susan Durkin Susan Durkin Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Robbi Farrow Robbi Farrow Occupational Therapist, Program Coordinator, Rafter J Campus
307.733.3791

Photo of Rilla Ferreira Rilla Ferreira Lead Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.733.5346

Photo of Cherie Flores Cherie Flores Manager Database, Rafter J Campus
307.733.1616

I was born and raised in this wonderful community of Jackson Hole. When I turned 18, I moved to Minnesota and it is here where I started my life if working with children. I worked in an hourly drop off center and went to night school to receive my Early Childhood Certificate. After nine years, I moved back to Jackson to raise my children closer to my family.…

Photo of Alejandra Franco Alejandra Franco Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Diana Garcia Duarte Diana Garcia Duarte Cook, Rafter J
Photo of Arcelia Garcia Flores Arcelia Garcia Flores Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Hitzia Garnica Hitzia Garnica Teacher/Home Visitor, Mercill Campus
307.733.1616

I have worked at the Children’s Learning Center for 9 years. I obtained a Child Development Associate for children birth to 3 years old.  I am working on my Associate Degree in Early Childhood. I like to work with families and children and be part of their development.

Photo of Teresa Gonzalez Teresa Gonzalez Cook, Mercill Campus
Photo of Martha Gordon Martha Gordon Custodian, Sublette County
Photo of Rebecca Gregory Rebecca Gregory Development Coordinator/Site Manager, Sublette County
307.367.6306

Photo of Anne Barrett Hazard Anne Barrett Hazard Speech & Language Pathologist, Rafter J Campus
307.733.3791

Photo of Sonia Hernandez Sonia Hernandez Lead Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.732.0525

I have been working for The Learning Center for 8 years. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and hold a CDA for children 0-3 years old. I love to be part of young children’s lives, because they are full of joy and desire to acquire knowledge.

Photo of Davey Hough Davey Hough Director of Special Education, Rafter J Campus
307.733.3791

Photo of Guillermina Jimenez Guillermina Jimenez Custodian, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Annie Johnson Annie Johnson Lead Teacher, Rafter J Campus
307.733.0333

Photo of Mickey LaPan Mickey LaPan Inclusion Provider, Rafter J Campus
307.733.3791

Photo of Anika Larson Anika Larson Teacher, Rafter J Campus
307.733.5346

Photo of Elsa Lemin Elsa Lemin Teacher/Home Visitor, Mercill Campus
307.733.1616

Photo of Miriam Lenz Miriam Lenz Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.733.5346

My name is Miriam Lenz and I am an Aide in the Montessori classroom.  I have been teaching Montessori preschool for thirty years.  I obviously love it.  I previously taught elementary school and loved that too.  When my oldest son was preschool age we put him in a Montessori preschool.  We were in awe of what he learned. …

Photo of Leticia Liera Leticia Liera Director of Early Head Start & Head Start, Mercill Campus
307.733.1616

Photo of Sarah Lott Sarah Lott Art Coordinator, Mercill Campus and Rafter J Campus
Photo of Holly Madole Holly Madole Inclusion Provider, Sublette County
307.733.3791

Photo of Lisa Mason Lisa Mason Family Service Program Coordinator, Sublette County
307.367.6306

Photo of Mariana McFarlane Mariana McFarlane Program Manager, Mercill Campus
307.732.0525

My name is Mariana McFarlane, and I'm from Mexico City.  I studied Library of Science at the Sciences and Humanities School at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). During my professional Practices at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, I realized that I really wanted to work closer with children. Then in 2000 I moved to Jackson Hole Wyoming and I started to work at the Children's Learning Center.…

Photo of Sarah Meisner Sarah Meisner Business Manager, Sublette County
307.367.6306

 

Photo of Heather Menke Heather Menke Site Manager, Rafter J Campus
307.733.0333

My name is Heather Menke, and I am the Site Manager at Rafter J. Born and raised in Michigan, I moved to Jackson in July 2005, and love absolutely everything about this community.   I enjoy playing softball, camping, boating, skiing, and snowboarding.  Spending time with my family in Michigan is important and we visit often which is wonderful. …

Photo of Norma Montiel Norma Montiel Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.203.0411

Photo of Esther Montiel-Moreno Esther Montiel-Moreno Teacher/Bus Monitor, Mercill Campus
307.732.0525

Photo of Yaneli Morales Garcia Yaneli Morales Garcia Infant Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Miriam Morillon Miriam Morillon Finance Director, Regional Office
307.733.1616

Photo of Elaina Oliver Elaina Oliver Special Education Teacher, Mercill Campus and Rafter J Campus
307.733.3791

Photo of Sandy Olvera Sandy Olvera Infant Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Beronica Oseguera Beronica Oseguera Lead Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.203.0411

 

Photo of Elizabeth Perez Elizabeth Perez Teacher’s Aide, Mercill Campus
Photo of Juan Carlos Perez Juan Carlos Perez Tuition Billing Manager, Mercill Campus
307.733.1616

Photo of Christopher Philbin Christopher Philbin Curriculum Coordinator, Mercill Campus and Rafter J Campus
307.733.0333

Photo of Nicole Philbin Nicole Philbin Director of Teton County Early Childhood Care and Education, Mercill Campus and Rafter J Campus
307.733.5346

I have worked with children for 9 years and have been at Head Start for 3 years.  I am from Jackson and now I live in Victor.  I studied Elementary Education and I have experience working in special education and working with children with challenging behaviors.  I have my Bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and am currently working on my CDA. …

Photo of Michelle Rutecki Michelle Rutecki Lead Teacher, Rafter J Campus
307.733.0333

Photo of Jacklyn Ruvalcaba Jacklyn Ruvalcaba Speech & Language Pathologist, Sublette County
Photo of Heidi Schrum Heidi Schrum Enrollment Manager, Mercill Campus and Rafter J Campus
307.203.0411

Photo of Sonia Schupp Sonia Schupp Occupational Therapist, Sublette County
307.367.6306

Photo of Ambr Seeman Ambr Seeman Co-Teacher, Sublette County
307.276.5415

Photo of Jodi Siegfried Jodi Siegfried Development Manager, Mercill Campus
307.733.1616

I was born and raised in Southern California and earned a BA at UCLA (Economics) and a MA at Pepperdine (Psychology).  After working in the financial industry for 15 years, I was ready for a change.  On a weekend trip to Jackson in 2001, I decided to quit my job and come here for the summer. …

Photo of Yadira Sosa Yadira Sosa Assistant Teacher, Mercill Campus
307.732.0525

Photo of Angela Splavnic Angela Splavnic Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Joy Steiner Joy Steiner Assistant Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Meggan Stordahl Meggan Stordahl Teacher, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Veronica Tzompa Vargas Veronica Tzompa Vargas Teacher, Mercill Campus
Photo of Susan Upton Susan Upton Site Manager, Mercill Campus
Photo of Julie Waite Julie Waite Co-Teacher, Sublette County
Photo of Wendy Williams Wendy Williams Special Education Teacher, Rafter J Campus
307.733.5346

 

Photo of Kat Wolaver Kat Wolaver Lead Teacher, Sublette County
307.367.6306

Photo of Ryan Wright Ryan Wright Human Resources Manager, Regional Office
Photo of Tara Wunsch Tara Wunsch Teacher, Rafter J Campus
Photo of Meredith Yetter Meredith Yetter Administrative Assistant & Data Manager, Rafter J Campus