Allison joined the Children’s Discovery Center in the Fall of 2015 from Houston, Texas. She worked as the Teacher of the Preschool class for almost 2 years before becoming the Director in the Summer of 2017. Allison has a BS in Communication Disorders in Speech Language Pathology from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. Allison is a nurturer as well as an educator, someone who encourages learning through exploration, and who understands the balance between what a student needs to feel safe and what they require to reach their potential. Allison is happily married to her husband, Monte and is expecting twins in the summer.
Head Teacher (4-5 year olds)
Ms. Brianna joined the CDC alongside her sister (Kalie) in the Fall of 2014. She grew up with the Montessori theory and has ten+ years’ experience working in educational programs. Prior to becoming Head Teacher in April 2019, Ms. Brianna worked as the Teachers’ Assistant. Ms. Brianna has a positive, friendly, energetic approach to all our daily adventures. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, friends and family, and her dogs, Kiah and Cooper.
Toddler Teacher (2 year olds)
Morgan recently moved from California to Wyoming to be with family and have a slower pace of life. In additional to running a family owned business, she has over 15 years experience of working and volunteering in various organizations such as the school district, Girl Scouts, gymnastic facilities, and classrooms. Morgan is excited to be in Pinedale working with children. Morgan has a 17 year old daughter and a 20 year old son.
Abi has been the Assistant Teacher at the CDC since the fall of 2020. Born and raised in Sublette County, Abi has grown to enjoy the outdoors. She enjoys kayaking, mountain biking, and taking her 2 nieces to experience the beautiful world around us. She loves spreading joy and is so excited to be able to serv the community at the Discovery Center.
Head Cook/Assistant Director
Ms. Kalie joined the CDC in Fall of 2014. Ms. Kalie started as the 2-3-year-old teacher and became Head Cook in Sept. 2017. She and her husband, Monte moved from South Dakota and have lived in Pinedale since 2011. Ms. Kalie is dedicated to creating an environment where each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged. Supporting the whole child approach to learning, teaching, and community engagement through her work in the kitchen and the classroom. Kalie and her husband have two kids, a daughter Kinslee, and a son Merritt.
Preschool Teacher (3-4 year olds)
Ms. Charlsey started with the CDC in August 2018 as a part-time teacher for our 4-5-year-old group, then worked as our Teacher’s Assistant and has been teaching the 3–4-year-old students since May 2020. She has been in childcare for 8 years. Ms. Charlsey loves to spend time outdoors with her family and pups, giving her baby girl experiences to cherish forever. Ms. Charlsey is expecting another girl this upcoming summer and will be out during the Summer Program. Ms. Ashley will take over her class for the summer months. Ms. Charlsey will return to her class in September.
2-3 year old Toddler Teacher
CIntia is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah and moved to Pinedale 8 years ago. This is her first year at the Children's Discovery Center and she is excited to be the Toddler Teacher. She loves reading books, eating tacos and visiting National Parks. We are happy to have her on our team.