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Kalie Miles, Director

Ms. Kalie is thrilled when she gets to witness enthusiastic, imaginative, creative lay unfold alongside the wonder of discovery. Ms. Kalie is dedicated to creating an environment where each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.  Ms. Kalie joined us in Fall of 2014 and started off as a toddler teacher before moving into the kitchen as head cook. In October of 2021 she became the director. She and her husband moved from South Dakota, and have lived in Pinedale since 2011. Kalie and her husband two kids, a daughter and a son.


Maddie Clark, Assistant Director and Head Cook

Ms. Maddie brings years of experience of working with preschool-school age children. She supports the whole child approach to learning, teaching, and community engagement through her work in the kitchen. She moved to Pinedale in October of 2021 and has been working with the CDC since November of 2021 as the Head Cook and Assistant Director.  She has 5 amazing daughters, 4 wonderful son-in-laws, and 7 precious grandchildren.  

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Abi Moreno, Preschool Teacher

Ms. Abi  has a huge passion about working with children!  She is a Wyoming native.  She started at the CDC in November of 2020 as the teacher assistant and moved to the Pre-K teacher position in September of 2021.  She is excited to be here to teach and watch kids grow.  

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Meranda Paulson, Head Teacher/Pre-K Teacher


Sydney Jensen, Toddler Teacher

Ms. Sydney is a Pinedale native.  She brings great energy to the school and is very involved with the kids.  She started at the CDC in May of 2022 as the teacher assistant.  In July of 2023 she became the Toddler Teacher.  She says, "she can't wait to get to watch our toddlers grow and learn".

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Delores Orman, Teacher Assistant

Ms. Dee has previously worked at the Children's Discovery Center and loves having the chance to work with children.  Ms. Dee grew up in Northern Michigan.  She has a son Zack who is 25 and recently married.  Ms. Dee loves to travel and spend time outside.  She is happy yo be back at

the Children's Discovery Center and getting to watch kids learn and explore.  

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