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ECO STAFF

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Catherine Schaaf

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Catherine came to Summit County in 2006 after graduating from college in New Hampshire.  

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Noelle Sivon

HEAD START 0-5 DIRECTOR

Noelle was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado before moving to southern Colorado to attend school at Fort Lewis College in Durango.  

Noelle was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado before moving to southern Colorado to attend school at Fort Lewis College in Durango.

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Kimberly Theller

Prior to joining Early Childhood Options, Kimberly was the Director at Summit County Preschool in Frisco for 8 ½ years. 

 OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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Emily Schwier

FINANCE AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

Over 13 years with being with Early Childhood Options, Emily has served a variety of roles. 

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Dulce Hernandez

HEAD START ELIGIBILITY AND HEALTH SERVICES COORDINATOR

Dulce had been working in the dental field for almost three years. 

Dulce had been working in the dental field for almost three years. 

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Alison Earnest

HR SHARED SERVICES MANAGER

Alison works primarily with our Breckenridge sites to coordinate HR Services. 

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Damarys Peralta

HEAD START DATA & EVAULATION COORDINATOR

While serving as one of our Family Engagement Specialist, Damarys also coordinates the majority of our family engagement events. 

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Jessee Blumentritt

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Jessee is excited to expand the role of Education Coordinator as an Early Childhood Coach with Early Childhood Options. 

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Rubi Flores

FAMILY CHILDCARE OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Adriana Salcido

HEAD START HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR

Adriana is native of Chihuahua, Mexico. She has been in the United States since the year 2000.

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Ana Mendiola

Ana has been working with families and children since 2016 in the Family and Intercultural Resource Center. She has joined ECO as one of our Family Engagement Specialists. 

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

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Katie Nelsen

EARLY CHILDHOOD NAVIGATOR

Growing up on a hobby farm in Minnesota, Katie found a love for the outdoors at a young age. 

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