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ECO STAFF

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Lucinda Burns

EXCUTIVE DIRECTOR

Lucinda began working at Early Childhood Options in 2000.  For most of this time she been the Executive Director of this dynamic and growing organization.

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Jennifer Young

Jennifer bring 20+ years of early childhood education experience to Early Childhood Options and Summit Head Start 0-5.

HEAD START ASSITANT DIRECTOR

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Kim Theller

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

 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

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Adriana Salcido

She works as a Family Engagement Specialist for the Summit County Head Start 0-5 program.

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

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April Kemp

MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT

April has lived in Summit County since 2004 and has been working with families and children since 2007 in a variety of settings throughout the county, including Child Welfare, the Family and Intercultural Resource Center and as an entrepreneur. 

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Catherine Schaaf

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

She is currently the Program Director for Early Childhood Options, where she oversees program implementation for Right Start and Summit PreK programs.

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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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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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Damarys Peralta

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

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

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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.  

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Allison Earnest

HR SHARED SERVICES MANAGER

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

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Amber Carson

SYSTEMS COORDINATOR

Amber brings in a varied background to Early Childhood Options.

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Jordan Rugama

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Jordan Rugama has a degree in Banking and Finance Graduated from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN).